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papyrus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA75306

  • Description

    Papyrus document with 7 lines of Coptic text on one side, written along the fibres. Mounted with EA 75305, 75304, 75303, 75302, 75301.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 9 centimetres
    • Width: 16.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Language

        Coptic
      • Inscription Translation

        (1) + It is our father who writes to his son Mena
        (2) of Pmanle. As soon as George
        (3) from Teshnê/ the garden gives this note to you
        (4) ...
        (5) ... I took them (?) ...
      • Inscription Comment

        Translation by Clackson (2008).
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Translation

        (6) Thoth, indiction 11
        (7) Phib
      • Inscription Comment

        Translation by Clackson (2008)
  • Curator's comments

    Mounted with 1996,0608.1-6

  • Bibliography

    • Clackson 2008 bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 118076 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/118076) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1996

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA75306

  • Registration number

    1996,0608.6

  • Additional IDs

    • P.Bawit Clackson 23
Papyrus: 1 line of Coptic text on recto.

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Papyrus: 1 line of Coptic text on recto.

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