Papyrus Fragments Inscribed with Text Written in Pahlavi
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st millennium B.C.E.
Late Roman Period (probably)
Glass: 10 13/16 x 15 9/16 in. (27.5 x 39.5 cm)
Largest Fragment: 11 13/16 x 12 5/16 in. (30 x 31.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Theodora Wilbour
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed with Text Written in Pahlavi, 1st millennium B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 10 13/16 x 15 9/16 in. (27.5 x 39.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour, 35.1452 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.35.1452_front_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Papyrus inscribed on both sides in very massive black. Three fragments with text in Pahlavi. The largest fragment has 13 lines of text. The larger of the two small fragments has 3 lines of text on one side, and 2 on the other. The smallest fragment has 2 lines of text.
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