About this object

Fragments within a small glass frame. Various manuscripts all hieratic. Seen by Dr Luigi Prada (University of Oxford) 6 May 2015.

Label stuck on the front says 'Papyrus. Inscribed with Hieroglyphic and Demotic Writing. The Rev. W. L. Lawson. Egypt. Ex Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 117459; Purchased at Steven's Auction House Ltd., Lot 391 20-21 October 1931.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    Romano-Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Papyrus
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1931 before
  • Measurements
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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