Tally, with Taitaka from Gauza

ink on wood

inscribed in Aramaic


Inscribed on flat the surface is, ‘With Taitaka, from Gauza, in the year 3 of Darius the King’; and on the curved surface, ‘A second [tally]’. There are 61 notches in total. 

J. Naveh & S. Shaked, Aramaic Documents from Ancient Bactria (Fourth Century BCE), London 2012, no.D1, pp.232–4.