Oxyrhynchus Papyrus, P.Oxy VI 990: Woman's Will (Fragment)


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Artifact Identification Oxyrhynchus Papyrus, P.Oxy VI 990: Woman's Will (Fragment)   (1914.21.0015)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Legal Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 331
Culture Egyptian, Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 25.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 9.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper--Papyrus, Pigment--Ink
Manufacturing Processes Papermaking--Papyrus, Writing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Grenfell, Bernard P., and Arthur S. Hunt. The Oxyrhynchus Papyri Part VI: Edited with translations and notes. Egypt Exploration Fund: London, 1908. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. PETRIE, W. M. F., “Tombs of the Courtiers and Oxyrhynkhos”, BSAE 37, London, 1925. FEHERVARI, G., “Excavations at Bahnasa in Egypt”, Arts & the Islamic World, Winter 1985-Spring 1986, p. 41-44. Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus), final report of the excavations (1985-1987), Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyah, 2006. Oxyrhynchus I. Fouilles archeologiques a El-Bahnasa (1982-2005), Parcerisa, J. P. (dir.), Barcelona, University of Barcelona, 2006. Oxyrhynchos, un site de fouilles en devenir : colloque de Cabestany, avril 2007, Barcelona, University of Barcelona, 2008.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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