Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
February 15, 108 B.C.E.
Glass: 10 1/4 x 14 15/16 in. (26 x 38 cm)
Object: 6 x 11 1/16 in. (15.3 x 28.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek, February 15, 108 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 10 1/4 x 14 15/16 in. (26 x 38 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1796E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1796E_recto_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Light tan papyrus dated Feb. 15, 108 B.C.. The main text which speaks of a sale with deferred delivery is on the recto (at least 32 lines) and is written parallel to the fibres. On the verso are signatures written across the fibres.
Condition: Many breaks.
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