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Papyrus Chester Beatty 6

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10686,1

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 6
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 1; Hieratic text recto: medical treatise.
    Recto 1-6.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 94.5 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 24 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, p. 53-4. Vol. 2 Plate 30, Recto 1-5; Plates 31 & 31A, Recto 6. (Recto = Medical Prescriptions.)

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381083 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/381083) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2009 May-present, Newcastle, Great North Museum, Egyptian Gallery, LT Loan

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fractured, loss, fragmentary, bloom Black ink Red ink Tabbed: silk: Checked for loan to Newcastle 2009 (2006) Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: filmoplast t self adhesive linen tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: B Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: incomplete/fragmentary

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10686,1

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.5.1

  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.1
Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 1; Hieratic text recto: medical treatise.  Recto 1-6.

Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 1; Hieratic text recto: medical treatise. Recto 1-6.

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