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Papyrus Chester Beatty 16

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  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 16
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty XVI (seven fragments); Hieratic magical text recto and accounts verso.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

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

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      • Inscription Position

  • Curator's comments


    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, pp. 127-29, Vol. 2 Plate 71, Recto and Verso.

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 139348 ( bibliographic details
    • Trismegistos 372044 ( bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fractured, loss, displaced fragments Black ink Red ink Tabbed: silk Tabbed: linen Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: leather Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: incomplete/fragmentary

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  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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