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Object Number: 49-11-1
Current Location: The Artifact Lab: Conservation in Action
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Thebes (Egypt)
Period: New Kingdom
Twentieth Dynasty
Date Made: 1190-1075 BC
Early Date: -1191
Late Date: -1074
Iconography:Legal Document
Credit Line:Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949


Trials of grave robbers - end of document. Written only on the right two-thirds of the recto (horizontal fibres): juristic content. Large section intact on left; right section broken (ca. 14 pieces, most of them fitting together). The two sections seem to fit together. First column, on the broken right section of the papyrus, seems to include three paragraphs in 10 (6+1+3) lines; the beginning of the lines is lost. Second column, on the complete left section, includes two paragraphs in 10 (4+6) lines. Date: Ramses VI or later; his name in col. 1.5

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Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Fleming, Stuart, et al. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science. : Page/Fig./Plate: 55View Objects cited in this Publication

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