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Thousands of partial and fully digitized items from a wide range of materials from the Beinecke collections. Help | Search | Advanced

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Yale Papyrus Collection

Catalog of the papyri held at Beinecke; includes digital images. Help | Search

papyrus

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
September 27, 2010
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