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Papyrus (ten disassociated fragments) from Tebtunis; demotic, hieratic and Greek texts recto and verso. Book of Fayum; Sirius Omina. Fragment A: demotic recto; verso blank. Fragment B: hieratic recto; demotic verso. Fragment C: Greek recto; demotic verso. Fragments D, E, F, G: demotic rectos; versos blank. Fragments H, I; Greek rectos; versos demotic. Fragment J: demotic recto and verso. The demotic fragments belong to narrative texts. The fragments are torn on both sides, but fragment B still has the top margin and fragment C the bottom margin.
Length: 25.30 centimetres (frame)
Width: 15.20 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
Martin, C.J. 2016-2017. The Michaelides Demotic Material, Enchoria 35: 1-8.
Hieratic text to be published by F. Herbin, Late Religious Texts. 3
The demotic texts almost certainly belong to the Tebtunis temple library. To be published by K. Ryholt. Fragment C was published by E. Bresciani, 'Testi demotici nella Collezione Michaelidis' (Oriens Antiquus 2; Rome, 1963), text V, pp. 12-13 and pl. v (b).
Being worked on by Andrea Kucharek (Heidelberg).
- Not on display
- Papyrus Survey:
Papyrus: brittle, displaced fragments, fractured, fragile, frayed, insect attack
Tabbed: kraft paper
Binding: kraft paper
Object Priority: B
Mount Priority: B
Overall Condition: C
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- Egypt and Sudan
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