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papyrus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA75307

  • Description

    4 fragments of papyrus, possibly stuck together for bookbinding purposes. Fragments 1-3 are in Greek, written in different cursive hands (fragment 1 is written along the papyrus fibres, 2 and 3 against). Fragment 4 is 4 lines of Coptic and 1 of Greek preserving part of an order for payment of woollen garments, written against the fibres. Mounted with EA 75308.

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  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 16 centimetres
    • Width: 17.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto fragment 1
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto fragment 2
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto fragment 4
      • Inscription Language

        Coptic
      • Inscription Translation

        (1) [+ It is our father who writes]
        (2) to his son Geronts[e]
        (3) the woollen-garment-dealer. Give tw[elve]
        (4) woollen garments to
        (5) Joseph of Peloole
      • Inscription Comment

        translation by Clackson (2008).
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto fragment 4
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Translation

        (6) Pauni 14, indiction 11.
      • Inscription Comment

        translation by Clackson (2008).
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto fragment 3
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
  • Curator's comments

    Clackson (2008) edited fragment 4 only.

  • Bibliography

    • Clackson 2008 bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 118093 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/118093) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1996

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA75307

  • Registration number

    1996,0608.7

  • Additional IDs

    • P.Bawit Clackson 44
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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