Greek Papyrus Fragment - Recto
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Greek Papyrus Fragment - Verso
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Greek Documentary Papyus Fragment

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

Fragment Dimensions:

     5.6 cm. wide x 7.0 cm. high

     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.

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

     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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