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Greek Ostrakon Grain Tax Payment

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Broken pottery used for writing tax receipt for grains.

About the Model

Ostrakon are pieces of broken pottery vessels. They were used for writing a variety of different texts, instead of using expensive papyrus. There is a tax receipt written on this broken pottery piece. Medium: Silt from the Nile


Arts + Humanities


grain, tax, broken, pottery, clay, earthenware, silt, Nile, Egypt, Egyptian, Greek, Greek history, handwriting, vessel, papyrus, money, ancient egyptians, ancient egypt, Ancient Greek Civilization, social studies, language, archaeology, orange


May 26 2022