Lot 33
  • 33

Collection of very large fragments of papyrus documents, in Coptic

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
3,438 GBP
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Description

  • Papyrus
three substantial papyrus documents, (a) Ptolemaic proceedings with dates and the Hellenised names of officials involved, 200mm. by 100mm, substantial remains of two such entries, 8 and 5 lines long, second or first century BC.; (b) similar record of proceedings with date (partially obscured by crack) and names of officials involved, 150mm. by 110mm., 13 lines, late second or early first century BC.; (c) very large document in two pieces, together 300mm. by 110mm., 27 lines, first century BC. to second century AD.; all recovered from mummy cartonnage and mounted in glass

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