<em>Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek</em>, February 8, 108 B.C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 14 x 16 15/16 in. (35.5 x 43 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1803E (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1803E_PS9.jpg)

Papyrus Inscribed in Demotic and Greek

Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:February 8, 108 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Glass: 14 x 16 15/16 in. (35.5 x 43 cm) Object: 9 15/16 x 13 3/16 in. (25.2 x 33.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1803E

Image: 37.1803E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light tan papyrus, inscribed on two sides in Demotic, dated to the 9th year of Ptolemy Soter II (Feb. 14, 108 BC). The main text comprises 26 lines written on the recto parallel to the fibers. On the verso are signatures written across the fibers. A document concerning sale and delivery of wheat. Condition: Incomplete.

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