Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th-4th century B.C.E.
a: Glass: 15 13/16 x 27 5/8 in. (40.2 x 70.2 cm)
a: Object: 10 13/16 x 26 3/16 in. (27.5 x 66.5 cm)
b: Glass: 15 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. (40 x 75 cm)
b: Object: 10 11/16 x 25 3/8 in. (27.2 x 64.5 cm)
c: Glass: 15 3/4 x 22 3/16 in. (40 x 56.3 cm)
c: Object: 10 13/16 x 18 3/8 in. (27.5 x 46.7 cm)
d: Small Box of Fragments: 1 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in. (show scale)
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Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Snakebite Papyrus, 6th-4th century B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Glass: 15 13/16 x 27 5/8 in. (40.2 x 70.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.85a-f (Photo: , 47.218.48e_47.218.85e_PS11.jpg)
group, 47.218.48e_47.218.85e_PS11.jpg., 2017
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"Snakebite papyrus" Inscribed on recto only in red and black Hieratic. Two large and one small separate fragments seemingly not part of the roll.
Condition: Preserved portion practically intact. Roll can easily be opened.
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