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Papyrus Chester Beatty 2

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10682,2

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 2
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty II; sheet 2; Hieratic text both sides - Tale of Truth and Falsehood. Recto 4-6, Verso 1[=8]-3[=10].

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 96.8 centimetres
    • Width: 18 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto-verso
  • Curator's comments

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, 2-6. Vol. 2. Plates 2 & 2A, Recto 4-6; Plates 3 & 4, Verso 1-3.

    Gardiner. Late Egyptian Stories. pp. 30-36a.

    Theodorides, RdE 21, p. 85-105 (11, 1-3).Nagai Masakatsu, 'Some bibliographical and graphemic notes on the Egyptian hieratic papyrus B.M. 10682 in the British Museum' 2012, 53-74

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  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381084 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/381084) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2001 26 Jun-23 Sep, Birmingham Gas Hall, Egypt Revealed

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fragmentary, fractured, loss Black ink (smudged) Red ink Checked for loan to Birmingham 2001 Checked for loan to Newcastle 2004 Displayed in Room 62 until 1997 Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: self adhesive tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: A Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete - fragmentary)

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Tale of Truth and Falsehood
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10682,2

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.1.2

  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.2

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