Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century B.C.E. (probably)
Late Period (probably)
Glass: 4 1/2 x 5 in. (11.5 x 12.7 cm)
Object: 2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (6 x 7 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Gift of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Papyrus Fragment Inscribed in Greek, 3rd century B.C.E. (probably). Papyrus, ink, Glass: 4 1/2 x 5 in. (11.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 35.1210 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.1210_view01_121020.jpg)
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Fragment of a private letter. Small fragment of papyrus inscribed on recto only in Greek. Only five lines of one column are preserved and these are far from complete.
Condition, preserved portion in good condition having only a few unimportant holes.
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