Papyrus Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
January 24, 140 C.E.
Glass: 8 1/16 x 11 1/4 in. (20.5 x 28.5 cm)
Object: 4 13/16 x 8 1/16 in. (12.3 x 20.5 cm) (show scale)
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Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Greek. Papyrus Inscribed in Greek, January 24, 140 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 8 1/16 x 11 1/4 in. (20.5 x 28.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.51 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.51_recto_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Receipt for an Unidentified Tax. Fragmentary papyrus inscribed in Greek on the recto. The extant seven lines, the complete text of the document, are a receipt for unidentified tax.
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