Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Greek or Demotic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E-395 C.E.
a: Glass: 7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (20.2 x 25.3 cm)
b: Glass: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in. (20.5 x 25.5 cm)
c: Glass: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in. (20.5 x 25.5 cm)
Largest fragment: 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (1 × 3.5 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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Greek. Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Greek or Demotic, 30 B.C.E-395 C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Glass: 7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in. (20.2 x 25.3 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, 16.580.223a-c (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.223c_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
component, front, CUR.16.580.223c_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg
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Approximately 200 Fragments, most fragments inscribed in Greek, some in Demotic. At least four separate documents are represented. A few unrelated Hieratic fragments.
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