Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll
Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll

Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll

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Eleven Egyptian Papyrus Fragments, Single Scroll:

[EGYPTIAN PAPYRUS FRAGMENTS.] 11 papyrus fragments, likely all from a single leaf, lettered/drawn in black. At least two sets of three fragments appear to match up. Elements of two figures are present, including two winged figures, and one with a bird headpiece. At least nineteen columns of hieroglyphics are represented. The fragments are resting on a linen background, framed. The fragments do not appear to be attached to the backing, but the frame has not been opened. The fragments mostly range in height from about 11-12 in. The smallest fragment is about 2 1/2 in. As a roughly contiguous set, the overall dimensions are about 12 x 20 in. The frame measures 17 x 24 in. From the Estate of Holbrook Townsend Mitchell. It is understood to have been acquired from John J. Newbegin Bookseller, 353 Post Street, San Francisco. Â

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