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Papyrus Chester Beatty 7

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10687,3

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 7
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 3; Hieratic magical/medical text both sides.

    Recto 4-5, Verso end 4-6.

    Recto: Spells for Protection Against Scorpions
    Verso: Continuation of Spells Against Scorpions; Others Against Fever, etc.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 58.4 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 19 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        verso
      • Inscription Comment

        col 4-6
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Comment

        col 4-5
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, pp. 55-65, Vol. 2, Plate 34, Recto 4-5; Plate 36, Verso end 4-6.
    Roccati, RdE 24, p. 155-158 [verso 1-2].
    Posener, RdE 33, p. 139 [verso 7,6].
    Bardinet, RdE 39, p. 12-13 [verso 1, 4].

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381086 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/381086) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fractured, loss Black ink Red ink Tabbed: silk Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: cloth Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10687,3

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.6.3

  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.3
Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 3; Hieratic magical/medical text both sides.    Recto 4-5, Verso end 4-6.    Recto: Spells for Protection Against Scorpions  Verso: Continuation of Spells Against Scorpions; Others Against Fever, etc.

Recto

Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 3; Hieratic magical/medical text both sides. Recto 4-5, Verso end 4-6. Recto: Spells for Protection Against Scorpions Verso: Continuation of Spells Against Scorpions; Others Against Fever, etc.

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