Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
Glass: 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm)
Object: 3 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (8.5 x 15.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek, 6th century C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1838E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1838E_verso_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
component, verso, CUR.37.1838E_verso_IMLS_PS5.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Fragmentary papyrus inscribed in Greek on the verso. The extant text is seventeen lines dealing with a loan of money to a centurion from the numerous of Thebes (name lost).
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