Papyrus written with black ink with demotic administrative text. Writing on recto only, 9 lines.
Thompson's MS Catalogue (numbered as 10118 B): "accounts, dated year 17 Pharmuthi 9 [...] Date. Persian. prob. Darius. Origin. uncertain".
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 19 centimetres
- Width: 10.5 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.
Papyrus adhered to brown wove paper. Dimensions: 210 x 105 mm. Fragments and slide transparencies [PAP 731] and [PAP 732] in WAP studio.
Removed paper backing using damp blotting paper method. Pressed. Papyrus consisting of several fragments. Assembled and repaired with Sekushu-shi Japanese paper tabs and wheat starch paste. Mounted between glass bound with Scotch magic Tape No 810.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA66569
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