Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Neta Dror
Aramaic administrative document
Persian period, 4th century BCE
Ink on pottery
H: 38; W: 54 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1972-124
Inscription: “(Give to) Qos ... (for) 1 horse (and) 1 ass, b(arley) s(eahs) 4, q(abs) 3 ... on the sixth”

Hestrin, Ruth, Israeli, Yael, Meshorer, Yaakov, Eitan, Avraham, Inscriptions reveal: Documents from the time of the Bible, the Mishna and the Talmud, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1973, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir