Demotic account record

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes 500

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.5 x 10.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1345

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca

Parts of eight lines of Demotic in black ink on brown ware sherd.

Provenance

From Mesheikh Mes / 500. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition