An Egyptian Papyrus Fragment, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

An Egyptian Papyrus Fragment, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE

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Comprising eight lines of fine demotic script in black ink from the Book of the Dead.

Medium: Papyrus

Dimensions: 3 3/4 inches x 2 1/2 inches (9.5 x 6.4 cm). Frame measures 8 1/8 inches x 6 1/8 inches (20.6 x 15 cm).

Condition: From a larger fragment, the glyphs clean and bright, frame mounted for protection and preservation.

Provenance: Ex Hamdy Sakr collection, London; previously in the private collection of Alex Anckonie III, acquired during his time in the Navy in the 1960's - 1970's.

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