too detached to give a connected sense. Boards of this kind appear to have
been used at the Roman period, and to have superseded the ostraha, of cal-
careous stone, or pottery, employed by the ancient Egyptians. 10^ in, high,
5§ in. wide. Sycamore wood.
1457. Papyrus, broken up and not unrolled, and wrapped in linen, appa-
rently part of a hieratic ritual.
• 1458. Papyrus, wrapped in linen, with a plain narrow striped band. 5^ in.