Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Zen. 4 59533

13 x 12

CG59533; JE51535; SR0251

Fragments of verse with musical notation


The earliest Greek document with musical notation. Perhaps part of an exercise or excerpt written by a pupil on an odd piece of papyrus. Below are some large letters and combinations of letters, probably drawn without any definite meaning.





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