Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
February 8, 108 B.C.E.
Glass: 14 x 16 15/16 in. (35.5 x 43 cm)
Object: 9 15/16 x 13 3/16 in. (25.2 x 33.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Light tan papyrus, inscribed on two sides in Demotic, dated to the 9th year of Ptolemy Soter II (Feb. 14, 108 BC). The main text comprises 26 lines written on the recto parallel to the fibers. On the verso are signatures written across the fibers. A document concerning sale and delivery of wheat.
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Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek, February 8, 108 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 14 x 16 15/16 in. (35.5 x 43 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1803E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1803E_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.1803E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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