<em>Papyrus Inscribed in Greek</em>, April 20, 206 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 5 1/16 x 7 in. (12.9 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.23 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.23_IMLS_PS5.jpg)

Papyrus Inscribed in Greek

Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:April 20, 206 C.E.

Dimensions: Glass: 5 1/16 x 7 in. (12.9 x 17.8 cm) Object: 1 1/4 x 4 in. (3.1 x 10.2 cm)


Accession Number: 47.218.23

Image: CUR.47.218.23_IMLS_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Attestation of Labor on the Dikes. Fragmentary papyrus inscribed in Greek on the recto. The extant five lines of text are from a penthemeros certificate issued to a man from Philadelphia (name lost). A few traces of letters from another column can be seen on the left. Condition: Good. Very slight gaps.

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