About this object

Lowest part of a deed written in Greek script with a signature at the bottom in Latin. The collector Revd. Greville Chester gave the provenance as "found in the mounds of Crocodilopolis, Egypt".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hawara
  • Date made
    6th Century AD
  • Materials
    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
    1877 - 1878
  • Measurements
    100 mm x 105 mm x .5 mm
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1878-08-30
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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