Papyrus Inscribed in Hieratic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Ramesside Period
Glass: 7 5/8 x 9 9/16 in. (19.3 x 24.3 cm)
Largest Fragment: 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (2.2 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
A hieratic letter in black ink. Recto has 9 lines of text that form the beginning of a letter as the formulae clearly attest. The verso with 4 lines of text has the date “2nd month of Axt day 24” and later mentions “one pair of sandals.” Joins with 37.1804E.
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Papyrus Inscribed in Hieratic, ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 7 5/8 x 9 9/16 in. (19.3 x 24.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.903E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.903E_verso_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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