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ANC. Ancient Texts

 Record Group
Identifier: ANC

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cuneiform Tablets

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2016-002
Scope and Contents Twenty-five clay tablets with text in cuneiform script, dating from the Third Dynasty of Ur, the Old Babylonian period, the reign of Sîn-kasid, and Neo-Babylonian period.  Known geographical sources include Umma, Puzris-Dagan, Girsu, and Uruk.
Dates: Created: Majority of material found in 2350 - 1788 BCE

Greek and Latin Ostraka

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-012
Scope and Contents Thirty-three clay pottery fragments comprising thirty-two texts in Greek and Latin documenting the activities of a Roman Army unit stationed near Edfu, Egypt.
Dates: Created: circa 150 CE

Papyrus Fragments

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2015-008
Scope and Contents Twenty-six fragments of papyrus with Greek text. Sixteen fragments are known to be orders to bankers to pay out various sums.

Finding aid includes citations for text descriptions in Roger S. Bagnall & R. Bogaert, "Orders For Payment From a Banker's Archive: Papyri in the Collection of Florida State University." Ancient Society 6 (1975): 79-108.
Dates: Created: 87 - 84 BCE; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1973