Papyrus written with black ink with demotic administrative text. Writing on recto only, 3 lines.
Thompson's MS Catalogue (numbered as 10118 D): " dated "Pharmuthi" [...] Date. Persian. prob. Darius. Origin. uncertain".
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 24.7 centimetres
- Width: 5 centimetres
Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus Black ink Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: magic tape Binding: copydex self adhesive carpet tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete)
29 July 1986
Inlay and infill removal. Repair and remount seperately.
Fractured papyrus inlaid between a sandwich of brown wove paper. Dimensions: 225 x 66 mm. Tracing and slide transparencies [PAP 731&732] and [PAP 736&737 ] in WAP studio.
Trimmed excess inlay using a scalpel, leaving c5mm border. Applied Laponite RD (sodium magnesium lithium silicate) swelling agent 7% solution. Inlay paper scraped away with a scalpel. Discolouration and adhesive residue around edges on verso and recto. Wetted with Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol) and water 1:1 and removed by scraping with a scalpel. Re-aligned and repaired with Sekushu-shi Japanese paper tabs and wheat starch paste (repair tabs toned using Derment colour pencils). Mounted between glass bound with Scotch magic Tape No 810.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA66571
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