Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd century C.E.
Glass: 11 7/16 x 12 5/8 in. (29 x 32 cm)
Object: 7 13/16 x 8 1/2 in. (19.8 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Theodora Wilbour
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Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek, 2nd century C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 11 7/16 x 12 5/8 in. (29 x 32 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour, 35.1466 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.1466_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Account in Greek of sales or donations made to the shrines of Isis and Aphrodite. One side of papyrus is inscribed; two columns of 20 lines each, the second incomplete at the end of the line and is an account containing Keramia of wine; column one, payment made on the the 24th, 25th, and 26th days with a total drawn after the 25th day blank.
Condition: Major portion of center missing edges frayed.
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