"Tomb Robbery" Papyrus
16 3/4 x 17 13/16 in. (42.5 x 45.2 cm)
Medium and Support:
Gift of the Rochester Theological Seminary
Location: Not currently on view
At this point in Egyptian history, thieves were already tempted by the riches gathered in early tombs and temples. This sheet lists stolen valuables in hieratic writing, an abridged form of hieroglyphics used for keeping records.
[Gallery label text, 2004]