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papyrus

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA10105

  • Description

    Papyrus; Hieratic literary text recto/verso; magical/medical text recto.

    Recto contains 2 magical spells against snake bite and the beginning of a collection of miscellaneous literary texts that end on the verso. Papyrus joins with 10085.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 109.5 centimetres (frame)
    • Width: 27 centimetres (frame)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Hieratic
      • Inscription Position

        recto-verso
  • Curator's comments

    Leitz C, 1999, Magical and Medical Papyri of NK, BMP 1999.
    pp. 85-92, Plates 47-51.

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 380683 (http://www.trismegistos.org/text/380683) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: loss Black ink Red ink Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: self adhesive tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: A Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete)

  • Acquisition notes

    10085 is from Libri 1865 (Papyrus Record Book); 10105 is from Quaritch 1861 (Birch slips)

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA10105

  • Registration number

    .10105

Papyrus; Hieratic literary text recto/verso; magical/medical text recto.<br/><br/>Recto contains 2 magical spells against snake bite and the beginning of a collection of miscellaneous literary texts that end on the verso. Papyrus joins with 10085.

Recto

Papyrus; Hieratic literary text recto/verso; magical/medical text recto.

Recto contains 2 magical spells against snake bite and the beginning of a collection of miscellaneous literary texts that end on the verso. Papyrus joins with 10085.

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