<em>Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic</em>, 1st-2nd century C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 7 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (18.1 x 29.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1797E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1797E_negB_bw_IMLS.jpg)

Papyrus Fragments Inscribed in Demotic

Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1st-2nd century C.E.

Dimensions: Glass: 7 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (18.1 x 29.5 cm) Mounted with 37.1798E: 5 3/16 x 9 5/16 in. (13.2 x 23.7 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1797E

Image: 37.1797E_negB_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pale yellow papyrus inscribed with a funerary text, a Book of Breathing, for a woman. Recto has 13 lines of text, the verso 3. The text on the recto of 37.1797E appears to complete and unto itself; the text on 37.1798E does not and seems written in a different hand with smaller writing. The writing is in black ink. Condition: Piece is incomplete with gaps and rips.

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