In his famous Ilias the poet Homer describes the last period of the Trojan War. Homer's Ilias was very popular in Egypt and was used in education. This fragment of a beautiful copy of the Ilias contains verses 433-447 from book 8 of this work.
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Title: Homer, Ilias 8, 433–447
Creator: Artist unknown
Date Created: 1st–2nd century
Provenance: From the private collection of Heinrich Brugsch 1891