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Papyrus Chester Beatty 6

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10686,2

  • Title (object)

    • Papyrus Chester Beatty 6
  • Description

    Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 2; Hieratic text both sides: medical treatise.
    Recto 7-8, Verso 1-2.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 55.5 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 24.2 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto-verso
  • Curator's comments

    Published:

    Gardiner, Hieratic Papyri Vol. 1, p. 53-4. Vol. 2. Plates 31 & 31A, Recto 7; Plates 32 & 32 A, Recto 8, Verso 1-2.

    (Recto = Medical Prescriptions, Verso = Fragments of Magical Text)

  • Bibliography

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

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: fractured, fragile Black ink Red ink Tabbed: kraft paper Displayed in Room 62 until 1997 Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: leather Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: fair

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10686,2

  • Registration number

    1930,0710.5.2

  • Additional IDs

    • Frame.2
Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 2; Hieratic text both sides: medical treatise.  Recto 7-8, Verso 1-2.

Recto

Papyrus Chester Beatty VI; sheet 2; Hieratic text both sides: medical treatise. Recto 7-8, Verso 1-2.

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