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

Fragment of a demotic ostracon containing a list of commodities, including wine and sesame. It dates to the Roman Period and was collected by the donor at Kom Ombo while on holiday prior to 1970. Translation by Adrienn Almásy-Martin and Cary J. Martin (2023).

Inscription

x+1 Traces x+2 nꜣ wꜥbw The wab-priests x+3 ẖr i͗rp 4 Concerning / for wine, 4 x+4 ẖe i͗rp 1 Concerning / for wine, 1 x+5 ḥr . . . x+6 ẖr ꜣḳe Concerning / for sesame

Language
Egyptian
Script
Demotic
Last modified: 03 Jan 2023

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