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Fragment of a Letter

Object Name:
Non-illustrated single work
Date:
8th–9th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Ink on papyrus
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm) W. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.961
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
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