Demotic Ostracon card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Demotic Ostracon


Currently not on display


Pottery sherd (ostracon) with trace of seven lines of a demotic text written on one side. Miss Tankard's notes (1956) mention the provenance being "Pselkis, Nubia" but states that an ink note says "Dakkeh Nubia" Annotated in black ink at the bottom, "ARABIC?".