Sarapeion Tablets

Sarapeion Ptolemy II Tablets

Another Ptolemaic foundation deposit, with inscribed plates of gold, silver, copper, and terracotta, was found in 1885 in the Sarapeion and resides in the Graeco-Roman Museum in Alexandria, Egypt. The gold plate, inscribed with the name of Ptolemy II in Egyptian hieroglyphs and text in Greek is shown here.