Ostraca



Accession Number
EC155
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Plants case
Object Type
Written document, Ostracon
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Kom Ombo
Measurements
Height: 82mm | Width 56mm | Depth: 10mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A Demotic ostraca. It was translated by Carol Andrews in 1986 and appears to be a list of commodities including fat and sesame. It appears to be Roman in date. The donor said he had picked up the item from the surface at Kom Ombo when on holiday in Egypt prior to 1970.

Language
Egyptian
Script
Demotic
Last modified: 21 May 2022

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