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TM 55971 / LDAB 55971

Stable URI (with TM ID): www.trismegistos.org/text/55971
Date: late 2nd - early 3rd century AD: AD 175 - 225
cf. P. Tebt. Tait, p. 61

Provenance: Tebtynis (Umm el-Baragat) - Egypt (00The region ca. 3rd cent. BC - AegyptusThe Roman provincia or regio ca. 2nd cent. AD) [found & written]

Language/script: Demotic

Culture & genre (LDAB): science — medicine, pharmacy (religion: Egyptian)

Material: papyrus

Incompletely preserved

Book form (LDAB): sheet; number of lines per page: 12

Recto/Verso: Ro, back: blank

Reuse note: Complicated reuse. Perhaps the present and quite short text was written on a strip of papyrus cut vertically from a roll or sheet (the kind of strip often used for letters), so that the surface that bears the demotic, written along the fibres, might be an original Vo surface. A reuse would be possible in this case.

Content (beta!): scientific, medical, prescriptions

Note: red ink rubrics at the beginning of two prescriptions

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    TM 55971

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