Recto

Greek Papyrus Fragment - Recto
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Verso

Greek Papyrus Fragment - Verso
Closer Look




Greek Documentary Papyus Fragment

Egypt
Second Century C.E.
(circa 120 C.E.)






Fragment Dimensions:

     5.6 cm. wide x 7.0 cm. high

Description:
    
     Incomplete fragment of a document written on papyrus.
     Fragment is broken on three sides forming a rectangle.
     Greyish-tan colored papyrus.
     Papurus is pale/sun bleached.
     Fragment has dirt encrustations.
     Papyrus shows some minor insect damage.
     
     
Recto

     Top portion (?) of a document.  
     Two lines of text written in Greek script
     using black ink.
     Writing is across the fibers.
     Top margin (?) present.

Verso
     
     Two lines of text written in black ink.
     Text is faint and worn.
     Small thin horizontal line written in black ink
     located at the center of the fragment.

    







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