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Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Papyrus, ink
  • Place Made: Elephantine, Egypt
  • DATES 664 B.C.E. 395 C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS Largest Fragment: 2 3/4 × 1 9/16 in. (7 × 4 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 47.218.41
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 8 fragments inscribed in demotic; largest fragment contains list of names; smaller fragments belong with larger fragment. There are several very small uninscribed fragments in this group as well.
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