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Greek papyrus

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The Greek papyrus E.8441 and Demotic papyrus E. 8442 and E. 8443 are part of the archives from a certain Petecharsemeteus, a member of a family of soldiers who were based at Pathyrus (the real Gebelein) during the 2nd-1st centuries B.C. The three pieces from Brussels complete these archives actually consisting of seventy documents dispersed in differents museums and collections. The Greek papyrus, dating from 100/99 B.C., concerns the sale of three lots of land.

Present location

KMKG - MRAH [07/003] BRUSSELS

Inventory number

E.8441

Dating

PTOLEMAIC PERIOD

Archaeological Site

EL-GABALIN/GEBELEIN

Category

PAPYRUS

Material

PAPYRUS

Technique

DOVETAIL (JOINT); WRITTEN WITH A REED PEN/REED WITH SPLIT NIB

Height

11.3 cm

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