Fragments of plant stem with scraps of papyrus attached



Accession Number
EC1924
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Fakes, forgeries, and replicas case
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Written document, Papyrus
Period
Modern
Materials
Fibre/textile (from plants and animals) (Papyrus) | Fibre/textile (from plants and animals) (Reed)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Width: 28mm | Length: 49mm
Number of Elements
4

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Description

Four fragments of dried plant stem (?) with small scraps of papyrus attached (possibly to create a fake papyrus roll?). There are traces of black ink inscriptions in hieratic or demotic script.

Other Identity
2013.10 (Museum entry number)
Previous Owner
Rev. John Foulkes Jones (1826–1880)
Acquisition
Gift, Erica Godman (08 May 2015)

Language
Egyptian
Scripts
Hieratic | Demotic
Last modified: 22 Jan 2021

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