Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
6th-4th century B.C.E.
a: Glass: 15 13/16 x 27 5/8 in. (40.2 x 70.2 cm)
a: Object: 10 13/16 x 26 3/16 in. (27.5 x 66.5 cm)
b: Glass: 15 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. (40 x 75 cm)
b: Object: 10 11/16 x 25 3/8 in. (27.2 x 64.5 cm)
c: Glass: 15 3/4 x 22 3/16 in. (40 x 56.3 cm)
c: Object: 10 13/16 x 18 3/8 in. (27.5 x 46.7 cm)
d: Small Box of Fragments: 1 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in. (show scale)
Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
"Snakebite papyrus" Inscribed on recto only in red and black Hieratic. Two large and one small separate fragments seemingly not part of the roll.
Condition: Preserved portion practically intact. Roll can easily be opened.
This item is not on view
Snakebite Papyrus, 6th-4th century B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Glass: 15 13/16 x 27 5/8 in. (40.2 x 70.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.85a-f (Photo: , 47.218.48a_47.218.85a_PS11.jpg)
group, 47.218.48a_47.218.85a_PS11.jpg., 2017
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