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  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fragment of papyrus; end of legal contract listing witnesses. Written in Sahidic Coptic along the fibres on one side (7 lines).

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-8thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 20 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 13 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Translation

        ] I am writing it. I, Paramena ... [
        A]pollo Patdjour ... ... ... [
        am wit]ness. I, Pason, farmer, I have writt[en it
        a]nd I am as witness.
      • Inscription Comment

        last four lines translated (7 lines total in inscription).
  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 380897 ( bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus Black ink Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: copydex self adhesive carpet tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: A Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete)

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  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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