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Instruction of Any (1.46)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Instructions


The Instruction of Any has long been known through a single manuscript: Papyrus Boulaq 4 of the Cairo Museum, which dates from the 21st or 22nd Dynasty. Of the first pages only small fragments have remained, and the copy as a whole abounds in textual corruptions due to incomprehension on the part of the copying scribe. The introducto…

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Lichtheim, Miriam, “Instruction of Any (1.46)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2020 <>

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