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n. (plural of ostracon English)

Usage examples of "ostraca".

His hands full of papyrus rolls and ostraca, Kysen gave him a look of inquiry.

I had not realized, until I overheard the conversation between Walter and Ramses about the masses of ostraca we had found, how badly Ramses wanted to get at those texts.

He knew as surely as if he had seen them that there were more papyri hidden under that sterile surfacemore ostraca, more stelaenew inscriptions, perhaps even the missing fragments of some of the tantalizingly incomplete texts he had translated.