Yale Papyrus Collection: Love Charm
Over 6000 individual items make up the Yale Papyrus Collection.
From Aramaic to Syriac; From Pharaonic to Modern; From Akanthon Polis to Theadelphia,
the collection includes wills, diplomas, letters, land records, school exercises, and spells, such as the Egyptian/Coptic love charm pictured below.
To learn more about the collection, go to: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/digitallibrary/papyrus.html
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.