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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Papyrus, ink
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 1st-2nd century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 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)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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