Papyrus Inscribed in Greek and Latin
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
169 C.E. or later
Glass: 6 x 6 9/16 in. (15.3 x 16.7 cm)
Object: 3 1/16 x 3 3/8 in. (7.7 x 8.5 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Greek. Papyrus Inscribed in Greek and Latin, 169 C.E. or later. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 6 x 6 9/16 in. (15.3 x 16.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.54 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.54_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Money Account. Fragmentary papyrus inscribed in Greek and Latin on the recto. The Latin text of four lines is complete. The Greek text of three lines, though damaged, is a translation of the Latin. The two texts deal with the death of a Roman soldier.
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