Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic and Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Period to Roman Period
Glass: 10 1/4 x 8 1/16 in. (26 x 20.5 cm)
Largest Fragment: 1 5/16 x 2 9/16 in. (3.4 x 6.5 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 Demotic and Greek, 664 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 10 1/4 x 8 1/16 in. (26 x 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.43 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.43_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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Some 50-60 fragments, some bearing demotic, some Greek writing. Fragments show several different hands. Only a word or two can be read on any fragment.
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