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Small Document, Perhaps a Label

IA 15 | Bactria

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Title: Small Document, Perhaps a Label

Location: Bactria

Materials: ink on leather

Dimensions: 9.6 x 15.6cm (maximum)

Accession Number: IA 15

Other Notes:

The document concerns Bagavant, the governor of Khulmi, and his wife. It is perhaps a label originally attached to a container. A hole on one side  may have served to attach the document by means of a narrow strip to the container. No date is given.

Script:

written in Official Aramaic

Bibliography:

J. Naveh & S. Shaked, Aramaic Documents from Ancient Bactria (Fourth Century BCE), London 2012, no.A9, pp.122–6.

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