Greek. <em>Parchment Inscribed in Greek</em>, 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)

Parchment Inscribed in Greek


Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 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)


Accession Number: 47.218.35

Image: CUR.47.218.35_IMLS_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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