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papyrus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10901

  • Description

    Five fragments of an oracular question, with at least 6 vertical lines.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.5 centimetres (largest fragment)
    • Length: 5.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto
      • Inscription Language

        Middle Egyptian
      • Inscription Translation

        Titles/epithets include : Excellent Spirit; Count; Overseer of the Army
      • Inscription Comment

        A letter to the dead, addressed to the `excellent spirit, the Count, Overseer of the Army [...]
  • Curator's comments

    To be published in catalogue.

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 381273 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/381273) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G63/dc2

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus Black ink Tabbed: kraft paper Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: self adhesive linen tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: A Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete - fragmentary)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1977

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10901

  • Registration number

    1977,1105.56


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