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Lot 44: Greek document written on papyrus in cursive

Antiquities Auction 54: Discovery Sale

by Ancient Resource LLC

06 November 2016

Montrose, CA, USA

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  • Greek document written on papyrus in cursive
  • Greek document written on papyrus in cursive
  • Greek document written on papyrus in cursive
  • Greek document written on papyrus in cursive
  • Greek document written on papyrus in cursive
   
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Description: A Greek document written on papyrus in a mix of cursive script and crude capital letters, c. 5th - 6th Century AD, the front side with roughly 9 lines of visible text, the opposite side with a few partial words. Light deposits and some weathering but clear and readable. Portion measure 7 1/8 in x 5 3/4 in (17.8 x 14.7 cm). Kept within a Riker type mount. Ex Hamdy Sakr collection; previously in the private collection of Alex Anckonie III, acquired during his time in the Navy in the 1960's - 1970's.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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