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 transforming into corpus of basic texts from the location. as well as the catalog, the introductory sections make very important contributions to knowing the function of textual perform within the lifetime of a pre-modern small city. concerns addressed contain tenancy, the management of water, governance, the identity of people within the archaeological list, the administration of estates, own handwriting, and the makes use of of non-public names. also, the bankruptcy "Ceramic materials and Shapes” by way of Clementina Caputo breaks new flooring within the therapy of those inscribed sherds as either written textual content and actual item. This quantity can 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