Papyrus Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
April 20, 206 C.E.
Glass: 5 1/16 x 7 in. (12.9 x 17.8 cm)
Object: 1 1/4 x 4 in. (3.1 x 10.2 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 Inscribed in Greek, April 20, 206 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 5 1/16 x 7 in. (12.9 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.23 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.23_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Attestation of Labor on the Dikes. Fragmentary papyrus inscribed in Greek on the recto. The extant five lines of text are from a penthemeros certificate issued to a man from Philadelphia (name lost). A few traces of letters from another column can be seen on the left.
Condition: Good. Very slight gaps.
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