Egypt, Ptolemaic Period
Papyrus Dimensions: 5.0 cm wide x 3.8 cm high Description: Small rectangular fragment from a papyrus document. Irregular edges on three sides. Two or three minor insect holes. Text is slightly faded due to recovery from mummy cartonnage. Incomplete documentary text. Recto Five incomplete lines of text. Written in black ink. Written in a fine Greek script. The writing is along the fibers. Verso Three incomplete lines of text. Written in black ink. Written in a Greek script. The writing is across the fibers. Note: This fragment was recovered from the cartonnage of a Ptolemaic Period mummy mask. * The fragment is mounted in glass. * View Demotic Fragments and another Greek fragment recovered from the same mummy mask.