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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

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

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca