Ostracon

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.8 x 15.1 cm (6 5/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1229

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca

Parts of more than nine lines Demotic text in black ink on red ware sherd. Joins with 12.1348.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, Mes/500. 1912: 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