Property Sale Document: Bagazust and Ubil Sell a House to Ananiah
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Papyrus, ink, mud
September 14, 437 B.C.E. (date written)
a: Small Box of Fragments: 1 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in. (4.5 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm)
b: Glass: 14 15/16 x 34 3/4 in. (38 x 88.2 cm)
b: Object: 11 13/16 x 31 5/8 in. (30 x 80.4 cm)
Mud Seal:: 9/16 x 13/16 in. (1.5 x 2 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Aramaic. Property Sale Document: Bagazust and Ubil Sell a House to Ananiah, September 14, 437 B.C.E. (date written). Papyrus, ink, mud, a: Small Box of Fragments: 1 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in. (4.5 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.95a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.218.95a-b_SL1.jpg)
overall, 47.218.95a-b_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Papyrus 3 (Bagazust and Ubil Sell a House to Ananiah b. Azariah). Recto, 24 lines of text in bold hand. Sale of an abandoned house held by Bagazushta and Wbyl for which Anani paid 14 shekels. The house lay across from the Temple. The document was written by Haggai. Blank areas at top and bottom of document. Small gaps at top of blank area. Verso, single line of text.
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