Leather manuscript written in Coptic and containing magical spells for sex and business.
- Found/Acquired: Thebes (?)
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Thebes (Upper Egypt - archaic))
- Length: 28.2 centimetres (max.)
- Width: 12 centimetres
See bibliographic record.
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).
Not on display
Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Leather: brittle, dark, displaced fragments, fractured Black ink Repaired: glassine paper Tabbed: glassine paper Transferred to horizontal storage 27 JAN 95 Mount Details: Sandwich: glass (cracked) Binding: leather Object Priority: B Mount Priority: C Overall Condition: D Curatorial condition comment: poor
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA70497
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