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Reference numberCLP/16/58
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Fascia isiaca statuae capitolinae' [The bust of the Capitoline statue] by unknown author
Date[1723]
DescriptionA printed sheet of possible translations of a series of Egyptian hieroglyphs, followed by a printed parallel text of Latin and Arabic with speeches from an unidentified book, paginated pp 469-472. Subtitle of front page reads 'Nunc primum in lucem edita Melchiore a Brigae Soc: Iesu interprete ad ioannem baptisam ptolemaeum S R E cardinalem amplissimum.' A caption at the bottom of the page reads 'Eruditus est Moyses omni sapientia Eegyptorium [Moses was learned in all the wisdom of Egypt]'.

Subject: Hieroglyphics / Translation

Read to the Royal Society on 28 March 1723. Communicated by Thomas Dereham
LanguageLatin
Arabic
Extent6p
FormatPrinted
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/13/278
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7312Dereham; Sir; Thomas (c 1678 - 1739)c 1678 - 1739
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