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Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
Collection of William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877); and thence by descent to the present owner.
An ink inscription reads "... papyrus égyptien ... figures enveloppant une momie trouvée à Memphis". However, it is more likely that the papyri have a Theban origin.