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P.Chester Beatty 8

  • Object type

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  • Title (object)

    • P.Chester Beatty 8
  • Description

    Frame 2 with thirty-three fragments; hieratic magical/medical text on verso and recto.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 64.5 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 30.5 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Position

  • Curator's comments


    Gardiner. Hieratic Papyri Vol. 2. Plate 39, Recto 2 (negative 239985); Plate 40, Recto 3 (negatives 239985 and 239986); Plate 40, Recto 4 (negative 239986); Plate 48, Verso 12 (negative 239987) and 13 (negatives 239987-239988).
    Nicholson and Shaw, Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology (Cambridge 2000), p. 564


  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381085 ( bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

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

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.2
Papyrus Chester Beatty VIII; sheet 2 (thirty-three fragments); Hieratic magical/medical text verso and recto.

Back:Right Side

Papyrus Chester Beatty VIII; sheet 2 (thirty-three fragments); Hieratic magical/medical text verso and recto.

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