Papyri Rollin and Lee (3.9)
(886 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Egyptian Archival Documents; Courtcases


Although fragmentary, these trial records provide more detail regarding the techniques of the conspirators than the complementary summary, “The Judicial Papyrus of Turin” (see COS COSB.3.8). The role of magic in the conspiracy is clearly evident, with the use of spells, potions and wax figures following procedures found in scrolls taken from the royal library of Ramses III. As the …

Cite this page
Ritner, Robert K., “Papyri Rollin and Lee (3.9)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 24 March 2017

▲   Back to top   ▲