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Parchment bearing part of the history of Alexander the Great

Parchment bearing part of the history of Alexander the Great
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Sobhy


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Papyrus bearing part of the history of Alexander the Great

Category:
Written documents, manuscripts, papyri
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period (332 BCE-395 CE)
Provenance:
Upper Egypt, Minya, Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus)
Material(s):
Organic material, fiber (from plants/animals), papyrus
Length:
7.5 cm;
Width:
6.5 cm
Hall:
Islamic Antiquities, showcase M3



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