Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Aramaic
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
May 1, 446 B.C.E. (probably)
Glass: 8 13/16 x 9 15/16 in. (22.4 x 25.3 cm)
Largest Fragment: 4 3/4 x 6 1/8 in. (12 x 15.5 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Aramaic, May 1, 446 B.C.E. (probably). Papyrus, ink, Glass: 8 13/16 x 9 15/16 in. (22.4 x 25.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.12 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.12_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Fragmentary Aramaic papyrus. Five fragments form an Aramaic marriage contract. One large fragment consisting of three folds with four lines of text. Four small separate fragments apparently part of same text. Reverse uninscribed.
This fragment belongs to the fragment group 47.218.13.
Condition: Very incomplete.
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