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Papyrus Chester Beatty 17

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10697

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 17
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty XVII (three fragments); Hieratic literary text recto.
    Extracts from the Satirical Letter of Hori.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 36.6 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 29 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, p. 130, Vol. 2, Plate 72.

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381077 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/381077) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    incomplete/fragmentary

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10697

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.16

Papyrus Chester Beatty XVII(three fragments); Hieratic literary text recto.  Extracts from the Satirical Letter of Hori.

Papyrus Chester Beatty XVII(three fragments); Hieratic literary text recto. Extracts from the Satirical Letter of Hori.

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