About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hawara
  • Date made
    7th Century AD
  • Materials
    Ink; Papyrus
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Rev. Greville John Chester, 1878
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hawara
  • Date collected
    1878
  • Measurements
    120 mm x 320 mm
  • Note
    1 of 44 "Coptic, Greek and Arabic papyri found in the mounds of Crocodilopolis, Egypt".
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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