The Turin Papyrus

The Turin PapyrusContaining twelve successive scenes, the erotic section takes up two-thirds of the Turin Papyrus.

Detail from the Turin Erotic Papyrus - 1183 B.C.

“Turin Erotic Papyrus” - Ramesside Period B.E - After Jean-François Champollion saw the papyrus in 1824 at Torino, he described it as "an image of monstrous obscenity that gave me a really strange impression about Egyptian wisdom and composure.

Papyrus of Ani (British Museum) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Papyrus of Ani (British Museum) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Turin Papyrus was probably created by a painter from Deir El-Medina village. When French scholar (and translator of the Rosetta Stone) Jean-François Champollion viewed the papyrus in Torino in 1824, he described it in his notes as: “an image of monstrous obscenity that gave me a really strange impression about Egyptian wisdom and composure.” The Turin Erotic Papyrus is a famous (or rather, infamous) 12th/11th century BC Egyptian papyrus-

The Turin Papyrus was probably created by a painter from Deir El-Medina village. When French scholar (and translator of the Rosetta Stone) Jean-François Champollion viewed the papyrus in Torino in 1824, he described it in his notes as: “an image of monstrous obscenity that gave me a really strange impression about Egyptian wisdom and composure.” The Turin Erotic Papyrus is a famous (or rather, infamous) 12th/11th century BC Egyptian papyrus-

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le-papyrus-de-Turin-Sipa.jpg

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