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Papyrus Chester Beatty 7

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10687,2

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 7
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 2(thirteen fragments); Hieratic magical/medical text verso and recto; black line vignettes verso.
    Recto 2-3, Verso 7-8.


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

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 58.5 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 19.2 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Comment

        col 2-3
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        verso
      • Inscription Comment

        col 7-8
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri, Vol. 1, p.55-65, Vol.2, Plates 33 & 33A, Recto 2-3; Plates 38 & 38A, Verso 7-8.

    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].See J. Quack, 'Beitraege zu einigen religioesen und magischen Texte', in M. Collier and S. Snape (ed.), Ramesside Studies in Honour of K. A. Kitchen (Bolton 2011), 415 [on vso 8.1].

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  • Bibliography

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

    Not on display

  • Condition

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

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10687,2

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.6.2

  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.2
Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 2(thirteen fragments); Hieratic magical/medical text  recto. Left side; black line vignettes verso.  Recto 2-3, Verso 7-8.      Recto: Spells for Protection Against Scorpions  Verso: Continuation of Spells Against Scorpions; Others Against Fever, etc.

Recto

Papyrus Chester Beatty VII; sheet 2(thirteen fragments); Hieratic magical/medical text recto. Left side; black line vignettes verso. Recto 2-3, Verso 7-8. Recto: Spells for Protection Against Scorpions Verso: Continuation of Spells Against Scorpions; Others Against Fever, etc.

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