Fragmentary Document

Location: Bactria

Materials: ink on leather

Dimensions: 3.2 x 20.5cm (maximum)

Accession Number: IA 28

Other Notes:

The small elongated strip contains two lines from what may have been a legal document or a letter. The script is of an earlier period than the rest of the Aramaic writings in the Khalili Collection.


written in Official Aramaic


J. Naveh & S. Shaked, Aramaic Documents from Ancient Bactria (Fourth Century BCE), London 2012, no.B10, pp.170–71.