Parchment Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
Glass: 5 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (13.5 x 16 cm)
Largest Fragment: 2 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. (6 x 9.8 cm) (show scale)
Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Receipt from a Bread-Seller. The five lines from a complete text, a receipt for a donation of bread to a church. The cross-hatchings were used to cancel the contract and indicate that delivery had been made.
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Greek. Parchment Inscribed in Greek, ca. 7th century C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 5 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (13.5 x 16 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.35 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.35_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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