<em>Papyrus Inscribed in Greek</em>, 148-149 C.E. Papyrus, ink, Glass: 5 1/8 x 11 in. (13 x 28 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 47.218.24 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.218.24_IMLS_PS5.jpg)

Papyrus Inscribed in Greek

Medium: Papyrus, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:148-149 C.E.

Dimensions: Glass: 5 1/8 x 11 in. (13 x 28 cm) Object: 1 15/16 x 8 1/4 in. (5 x 21 cm)


Accession Number: 47.218.24

Image: CUR.47.218.24_IMLS_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Receipt for Camel Tax. The 21 extant lines indicate that it was a receipt for camel tax issued to a man from Soknopaiou Nesos. Above, nine incomplete lines of Greek; below in different hand, eleven incomplete lines of Greek. Verso uninscribed. Oblong fragment of papyrus. Condition: Good. Very minor gaps. Papyrus in good condition.

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