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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Leather manscript in Coptic containing magical spells for favor, honour and passion.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 135 millimetres (max. part 1)
    • Width: 85 millimetres (max. part 1)
    • Length: 153 millimetres (max. part 2)
    • Width: 65 millimetres (max. part 2)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

  • Curator's comments

    reg nos are 1868, 1102.460 and 463.

    DADB: 291549001 and 291551001.
    According to Crum EA 10376, 10122, 10414, 10434, 10391 were written by the same hand and were probably acquired by Hay at Thebes (1934, p. 51 and 195).

  • Bibliography

    • Meyer & Smith 1994 no. 80, pp. 169-70 bibliographic details
    • Crum 1934 pp. 199-200 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Leather: dark, fractured, fragmentary Black ink Tabbed: glassine paper Transferred to horizontal storage 27 JAN 95 Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: cloth Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: C Curatorial condition comment: poor

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1868,1102.463 (second reg. no. as listed in the register)
    • 9 A.9 (typscript on sticker on glass)


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