305 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500
Height x width: 7.7 x 11.5 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Demotic inscription in black paint on brown ware sherd. Three horizontal lines of text. “Horpaaset son of Pashenhor has paid his tax for the Mgr/Sgr (Sgr form of labor tax) according to [….] for year 3. Written by Nesamun ?? in month 2 peret, day 3 or 4). Translation According to John Ray 5-29-84.
From Mesheikh Mes / 500. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition