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Tale of Sinuhe (Berlin 10499)


Dylan Campbell
by L. Baylis
published on 11 April 2016
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The Berlin 10499 papyrus tells the Tale of Sinuhe. It is one of the most well preserved copies of the story. The script was written in Hieratic which is roughly a cursive version of Middle Egyptian. The papyri is also referred to as the Ramesseum papyri. This section of the papyrus is from the beginning of the story.

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Baylis, L. (2016, April 11). Tale of Sinuhe (Berlin 10499). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Baylis, L. "Tale of Sinuhe (Berlin 10499)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 11, 2016.

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Baylis, L. "Tale of Sinuhe (Berlin 10499)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Apr 2016. Web. 06 Mar 2021.

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