Definition of Ostraka

1. Noun. (plural of ostrakon) ¹



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Definition of Ostraka

1. ostrakon [n] - See also: ostrakon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostraka

ostracizes
ostracizing
ostracod
ostracoda
ostracode
ostracoderm
ostracodermi
ostracoderms
ostracodes
ostracods
ostracoid
ostracoidea
ostracoids
ostracon
ostracum
ostraka (current term)
ostrakon
ostrasize
ostrea
ostreaceous
ostreaculture
ostreaphile
ostreger
ostregers
ostreolith
ostreoliths
ostreophagist
ostreophagists
ostreotoxism
ostrich

Literary usage of Ostraka

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Some of the texte not yet deciphered include several Nubian ostraka in a language spoken ... As to contents, ostraka are either profane or ecclesiastical. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1885)
"At all events, the ostraka found in particular houses or particular parts of ... Dr. Wiedemann and myself secured a considerable number of the ostraka from ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1901)
"GREEK ostraka FROM EGYPT. PROF. AH SAYCE (President). To the list of places in Egypt in which ostraka are found must now be added El-Kab, where I picked up ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The ecclesiastical ostraka, in a narrow sense, contain Biblical citations from ... Particularly remarkable are those ostraka which contain liturgical songs. ..."

5. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"Somo Greek ostraka found at Elephantine. 29e dynastie à Karnak. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical ..."

6. Studies in Attic Epigraphy, History, and Topography by Eugene Vanderpool (1982)
"WRITING AND SPELLING ON ostraka HE ostraka found in the American ... With the ostraka found in the Agora we are dealing with material that can be roughly ..."

7. Proceedings by Bruce A. Suprenant, James L. Noland, M.P. Schuller, University of Colorado (1901)
"GREEK ostraka FROM EGYPT. PROF. AH SAYCE (President). To the list of places in Egypt in which ostraka are found must now be added El-Kab, where I picked up ..."

8. Three Years in the Libyan Desert: Travels, Discoveries, and Excavations of by J. C. Ewald Falls (1913)
"He entitled it " ostraka." The term means the inscribed tablets, generally of clay, which are found in the mounds of ruins in the Nile valley, ..."

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