Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Hieratic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1938-1630 B.C.E.
Dynasty 12 to Dynasty 13
a: Largest fragment: 2 5/16 x 1 1/4 in. (5.8 x 3.2 cm)
a: Glass: 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
b: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) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Hieratic, ca. 1938-1630 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Largest fragment: 2 5/16 x 1 1/4 in. (5.8 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.220a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.220a_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
component, front, CUR.16.580.220a_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Mass of small papyrus fragments inscribed recto and verso in black and red Hieratic. Fragments of an accounting papyrus; they possibly form part of larger text with fragment groups 16.580.224-16.580.227, 16.580.228, 16.580.229, and 35.1451.
Condition: Only a few fragments with connected text.
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