Papyrus Fragments Inscribed In Demotic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
332 B.C.E.-642 C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to Late Antique Period
a: Glass: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (20.7 x 25.7 cm)
b: Glass: 4 1/8 x 10 1/16 in. (10.5 x 25.5 cm)
b: Object: 2 9/16 x 6 1/2 in. (6.5 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
47.218.14a-1: Two opisthographic fragments written in demotic.
47.218.14a-2: 22 fragments inscribed in Late Period hieratic; fragments of two different hands, most of them inscribed on one side only. The largest fragment has 8 lines of text with only a few words on each.
47.218.14a-3: fragments of two different hands, most of them inscribed on one side only. The largest fragment has 8 lines of text with only a few words on each.
47.218.14c: The fragment has 2 columns of text on the recto, the first of which is 8 or so lines. There are 2 lines on the verso. Only a few words on the recto can be read.
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed In Demotic, 332 B.C.E.-642 C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Glass: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (20.7 x 25.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.14a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.14a_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
component, front, CUR.47.218.14a_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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