> Then why does he say :
> In the ostraca we find a spurt of dated texts from the last years of Hadrian
> and the beginning of the reign of Antoninus Pius, i.e. between 137 and 155.
> This period does not correspond to any known use of Claudianus-stone.
Is it odd that our main documentation regarding that operation is in the form of bulky broken pieces of pottery? Did the Roman Empire not have a better solution for keeping records at these sites? No paper or papyrus?
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How can any of us ever know, when all we can do is think?