Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st-2nd century C.E.
Glass: 7 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (18.1 x 29.5 cm)
Mounted together with 37.1797E: 5 3/16 x 9 5/16 in. (13.2 x 23.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic, 1st-2nd century C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 7 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (18.1 x 29.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1798E (Photo: , CUR.37.1797E_37.1798E_recto_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Fragment of a pale yellow papyrus inscribed with an invocation of Osiris. The papyrus may have been intended to have been lain on the body of the deceased.
Condition: The piece is incomplete with rips and gaps.
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