Papyrus Inscribed in Greek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
October 21, 137 C.E.
Glass: 7 1/16 x 11 9/16 in. (18 x 29.3 cm)
Object: 4 x 8 1/4 in. (10.1 x 21 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, October 21, 137 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 7 1/16 x 11 9/16 in. (18 x 29.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.52 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.52_recto_IMLS_PS5.jpg)
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