Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Hieratic and Demotic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Period to Roman Period
Glass: 6 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (15.5 x 20.5 cm)
Largest Fragment: 1 3/16 x 4 1/8 in. (3 x 10.4 cm) (show scale)
Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
A group of 9 inscribed papyrus fragments, 7 of which are written in Late Period Hieratic and 2 in Demotic. At least one of the Hieratic fragments belongs to 47.218.87a (the Eye Papyrus) and one probably belongs to 47.218.2, based on the size and shape of the hand. The other fragments bear too little text for positive identification and classification, at least for the present.
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Hieratic and Demotic, 664 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 6 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (15.5 x 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.137 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.137_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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