By Roger S. Bagnall,Rodney Ast,Clementina Caputo,Raffaella Cribiore
This is the second one quantity of ostraka from the excavations Amheida (ancient Trimithis) in Egypt. It provides 491 goods to the starting to be corpus of basic texts from the location. as well as the catalog, the introductory sections make vital contributions to realizing the position of textual perform within the lifetime of a pre-modern small city. matters addressed contain tenancy, the management of water, governance, the id of people within the archaeological checklist, the administration of estates, own handwriting, and the makes use of of non-public names. also, the bankruptcy "Ceramic materials and Shapes” via Clementina Caputo breaks new floor within the remedy of those inscribed sherds as either written textual content and actual item. This quantity might be of curiosity to experts in Roman-period Egypt in addition to to students of literacy and writing within the historical global and elsewhere.
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Amheida III: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 2 (Institute for the Study of the Ancient World) by Roger S. Bagnall,Rodney Ast,Clementina Caputo,Raffaella Cribiore