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:
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