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Title: Sealed Document Announcing the Dispatch of Sheep
Materials: ink on leather; with a clay seal
Dimensions: 7.4 x 23cm
Accession Number: IA 20
Acquired into the Collection unopened, the document was opened for photography and re-sealed. It is preserved in its entirety and is clearly legible. Addressed to a superior officer, it announces the dispatch of 40 sheep.
written in Official Aramaic
J. Naveh & S. Shaked, Aramaic Documents from Ancient Bactria (Fourth Century BCE), London 2012, no.C2, pp.187–91.