Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
February 9, 108 B.C.E.
Glass: 10 7/16 x 17 in. (26.5 x 43.2 cm)
Object: 6 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. (16.9 x 34.6 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Light tan papyrus dated to the year 9 of Ptolemy Soter II (Feb. 14, 108 B.C.) and dealing with a deferred sale. The text is in Demotic. On the recto, parallel to the fibres are 28 lines of text. On the verso, written across the fibres, are signatures.
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Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek, February 9, 108 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 10 7/16 x 17 in. (26.5 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1802E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1802E_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.1802E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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