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papyrus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA75308

  • Description

    Papyrus document with 5 lines of Coptic text written against the fibres on one side and 19 lines on the other side, also written against the fibres. Mounted with EA 75307.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 7.8 centimetres
    • Width: 27.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Language

        Coptic
      • Inscription Translation

        (1) [...] ... [...]
        (2) [...] ... your holy prayers
        (3) [...] ... Apa Apollo send a great
        (4) [...] ... and see, about one tremissis (??)
        (5) [...] espenses to them ... + Farewell to the Lord. +
        (6) [...] ... +
      • Inscription Comment

        Translation by Clackson (2008).
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        verso
      • Inscription Language

        Coptic
      • Inscription Translation

        (1) + It is our father who writes [to his sons?]
        (2) the scribe Phib and Is[-...]
        (3) I have received the lahê of [...]
        (4) and the bdellium ...
        (5) if God and [our...]
        (6) father send a [great? ...]
        (7) blessing to us ...
        (8) the bdellium ...
        (9) sent it to you (?) ...
        (10) ...
        (11) if you give [...]
        (12) ...
        (13) likewise ...
        (14) the dyer [...]
        (15) ... [...]
        (16) the carpenter [...]
        (17) the givers (?) [...]
        (18) the apous who wat[ch (?) ...]
        (19) the ones of the kidneys (?) [...]
      • Inscription Comment

        Translation by Clackson (2008).
  • Bibliography

    • Clackson 2008 bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 118097 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/118097) bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 118128 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/118128) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1996

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA75308

  • Registration number

    1996,0608.8

  • Additional IDs

    • P.Bawit Clackson 89; P.Bawit Clackson 50
Papyrus document with 5 lines of Coptic text on recto and 19 lines on verso.

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Papyrus document with 5 lines of Coptic text on recto and 19 lines on verso.

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