<em>Seven Groups of Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in either Demotic, Greek, or Latin</em>, 332 B.C.E.-4th century C.E. Papyrus, ink, a: Glass: 9 7/16 x 14 in. (24 x 35.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.906Ea-g (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.906Eb_verso_cropped_IMLS_PS5.jpg)

Seven Groups of Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in either Demotic, Greek, or Latin

Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:332 B.C.E.-4th century C.E.

Dimensions: a: Glass: 9 7/16 x 14 in. (24 x 35.5 cm) a: Object: 5 1/2 x 9 15/16 in. (14 x 25.2 cm) b: Glass: 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (29.2 x 37.5 cm) b: Largest Fragment: 5 1/16 x 10 5/8 in. (12.8 x 27 cm) c: Glass: 9 1/16 x 12 in. (23 x 30.5 cm) c: Largest Fragment: 5 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (13.5 x 16 cm) d: Glass: 7 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (19 x 17.5 cm) d: Object: 2


Accession Number: 37.906Ea-g

Image: CUR.37.906Eb_verso_cropped_IMLS_PS5.jpg,verso

Catalogue Description:
Fragments from 7 sheets of papyri. 37.906Ea: 3 columns of text on recto, 2 on verso in Latin giving list of names. The fragment is in extremely poor condition. 37.906Eb: eight fragments inscribed in demotic document. The largest fragment has has 18 lines of text on the recto and 1 on the verso. List of men and numbers. A number of the fragments appear to belong to a different text, although they, too, are from an accounts papyrus. 37.906Ec: 4 fragments from an economic document with 10 lines of text on recto, 1 on verso of the largest fragment. There are two small fragments that bear the same number but are not part of the same text. These fragments should be compared with those of 37.903Eb. 37.906Ed: Papyrus fragment with 9 lines of text on the recto, the content of which is yet to be determined. 37.906Ee: 18 fragments from a document of official correspondence. 37.906Ef: 25+ fragments, only some of which are inscribed. The fragments are in very poor condition and barely legibile. 37.906Eg: 4 columns, the largest of which has 9 lines of cursive Greek text comprising a declaration under oath.

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