Medium: Papyrus, ink
Dates:Oct. 1, 399 B.C.E.
Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/16 × 9 1/2 in. (12.8 × 24.2 cm) Glass: 8 x 13 in. (20.3 x 33 cm)
Accession Number: 47.218.151
Catalogue Description: Nine partially preserved lines of text, the remains of an Aramaic letter written by Shewa ben Zekariah to “his lord Yislah” concerning business and recent political events, including the recent change of dynasties. Subject, a letter. On reverse, single line of endorsement.