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Papyrus Collections (On-Line)

Book of the Dead and Hieroglyphic Sites
Demotic Papyri
Greek Papyri
Coptic Sites
Islamic and Arabic Sites
Hebrew Manuscripts

Interisting On-Line Exhibits
Texts On-Line (Classics, etc...)

Paper and the History of Paper
Western Medieval and Later Manuscripts
Early European Printed Books
Asian Manuscripts and Printed Books

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Papyrus Collections (On-Line)

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Duke University
Duke Papyrus Archive

University of California at Berkeley
Tebtunis Papyri Collection

University of Michigan
Papyrus Collection

University of Cologne
Papyrus Collection

University of Copenhagen
Carlsberg Papyrus Collection
The Institute for Greek and Latin

Universität Heidelberg
Institut für Papyrologie
Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis
der griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens

Greek Papyri
Demotic Papyri

Università di Lecce
Centro di Studi Papirologici
Demotic Papyri Collection

Center for Judaic Studies
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Papyri Collection

Princeton University Library
Papyrus Home Page

The Oxyrhinchus Papyri
hosted by the Centre for the Study
of Ancient Documents at Oxford University

Macquarie papyri
Ancient History Documentary Research Centre
Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)

Papyri and related artifacts
are only a small part of the Egyptian Collection
at the The British Museum

The Schøyen Collection
Checklist of manuscripts spanning 5000 years

Department of Papyrology
at Warsaw University (Poland)
Papyri and Ostraka Collection
Photographs and descriptions of the papyri

Papyrus Database
Yale Papyrus Collection
at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University

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On-Line Exhibits

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Oxyrhinchus: A City and its Texts
at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (July 1 to Aug 2, 1998)

The Roman Site of Karanis
on-line version of the 1983 exhibition catalogue
about the site and the Kelsey Museum's 1924-1935 excavations
University of Michigan

From Papyri to King James:
The transmission of the English Bible

at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
University of Michigan

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity
Special Collections Library
University of Michigan Library

Cornell University Library
Rare Book and Manuscript Collections

TT99 Website
The tomb of Senneferi
(Excavations and Finds)

Francis W. Kelsey and the Near East Expedition of 1919-1920
to aquire early christian manuscripts and
photograph sites of archaeological interest
at the Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan

Virtual tour of the history of paper and papermaking
at the Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking,
Institute of Paper Science and Technology

From the Sands of The Sahara
Ancient Kellis and Its Texts

at the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection

Explore the Collections of the
The British Museum

Death and Life in Ancient Egypt and
Gods, Graves and Mummies:
the way to eternity in Ancient Egypt

presented by the
Poznań Archaeological Museum , Poland

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Book of the Dead and
Hieroglyphic related Sites

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View a section from a Book of the Dead in the
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

View a fragment of a Book of the Dead
in the Michael C. Carlos Museum
Emory University

View a section of the Papyrus of Nes-min
(The Book of the Dead) in the DIA Galleries
Detroit Institute of Arts

Zagreb Papyrus Home Page
Features images of (Book of the Dead)
papyri in the
Egyptian Collection,
Archaeological Museum In Zagreb, Croatia

The Book of What Is in the Underworld
Echos of Eternity Exhibit
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Read an English translation of the Book of the Dead.
Papyrus of Ani translated by Sir E.A. Wallis Budge

Book of the dead of Maiherperi and AM-Duat
The Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Ancient Egyptian language (Discussion List)
A dedicated forum for the discussion of the ancient
Egyptian language(s) and texts. Includes text
transcriptions, translations and other information
about various ancient Egyptian languages.

a web guide and directory to
Egyptian Hieroglyphics
by Tim Spalding

Learn about hieroglyphics and many other
topics concerning ancient Egypt at
Guardian's Egypt

TKSESH - A hieroglyphic database system
Project Abstract by Serge Rosmorduc
Équipe, laboratoire LRIA, Université Paris 8

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Demotic Papyri

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DEMOTIC TEXTS published on the World Wide Web
by Alexandra A. O'Brien and is a project and publication
of The Research Archives of the
Oriental Institute, Chicago

Demotic Dictionary Project
A project and publication of The Research Archives of the
Oriental Institute, Chicago

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Latin and Greek Papyri

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Recently discovered Hebrews Fragment at the
Department of Papyri and Papyrus Museum
The Austrian National Library

Manuscript reproductions (including papyri) from
Edward Maunde Thompson's An Introduction to Greek and
Latin Paleography
and Franz Steffens' Proben aus grieschischen
Handschriften und Urkunden,
are featured at
Paul Halsall's Byzantine Paleography

The Philodemus Project, an international effort
to reconstruct new texts of Philodemus' works,
includes images and information about
the papyri found at Herculaneum

Homer and The Papyri
provides a database listing published papyri
and related items for the Iliad and the Odyssey
Center for Hellenic Studies

Ancient Greek Music on Papyrus
by William A. Johnson - examines two
musical papyri and allows you hear
the music represented on these papyri
Department of Classics,
University of Cincinnati

by Wieland Willker - includes images of
the fragments, the restored greek text
and translations

The electronic gateway to the
study of ancient Greek
by Prof. Marc Huys

Mythographic Papyri
Overview of a project to create a
Catalgue of Mythographic Papyri

Kleopatra VII papyrus
(In German)

The Parallel Lives of Michael Ventris and Linda Schele
and the Decipherment of Mycenaean and Mayan Writing
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection
General Libraries, University of Texas

CeDoPaL - Centre de Documentation de Papyrologie Littéraire
University of Liège
(French and English)
provides information and resources for
the study of Hellenistic Greek

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Coptic Sites

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The Coptic Network (Copt-Net) provides extensive
information on a wide range of Coptic related subjects.
A sampling of offerings is listed below.

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt

The Copts and Christian Civilizations

The Coptic Alphabet and Language

Greek and Coptic Papyrus Codices and Scrolls

Image of an 11th century
Coptic/Arabic Liturgical Manuscript

The St. Shenouda The Archimandrite Coptic Society
offers information about Coptic related subjects.
A sampling of offerings is listed below.

Manual of Coptic Studies

Coptic Manuscripts

Coptic Language

Image of a 10th/11th century Illuminated Coptic Prayer book
from the Cairo Coptic Museum

Early Christianity in Egypt
from Culture of Egypt at
Egypt's Tourism Net

International Association for Coptic Studies

(Italian and English)

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Islamic and Arabic Sites

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Modern Standard Arabic Page provides resources for
studying the Arabic language

Paul Halsall's Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
provides a wealth of resources on Islamic history

Islamic and Arabic Arts
including calligraphy, rugs, and coins
from the Islamic and Arabic Arts
and Architecture Organization

Islamic History and Manuscripts
Culture of Egypt at
Egypt's Tourism Net

Arabic Papyri,
Qur' ânic Manuscripts and Islamic Inscriptions
are some of the topics discussed
at the Islamic Awareness website

Papyri and Manuscript
collections of the
National Library andArchives of Egypt

Islamic Texts and Resources

University at Buffalo

Islamic Medical Manuscripts
at the National Library of Medicine

Manuscripts and Manuscript Books
in the
National Library of Kazakhstan

Early Islamic Coins
by James N. Roberts

Institut du Monde Arabe
(The Institute of the Arab World)
(In French)

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Hebrew Manuscripts

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Scrolls From the Dead Sea:
The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship

at the Library of Congress, Washington DC (1993)

Dead Sea Scrolls & Qumran
by Mitchell A. Hoselton

The Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit
at the Cambridge University Library

The Princeton Geniza Project
of the Department of Near Eastern Studies
Princeton University

The Orion Center
For the study of the Dead Sea
Scrolls and Associated Literature
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Shrine of the Book is home to
the the Dead Sea Scrolls and other ancient manuscripts
and is part of the The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

The 'Textual Mechanics' of Early Jewish
LXX/OG Papyri and Fragments

Article By Robert A. Kraft (includes images)

Dead Sea Scrolls & Qumran
by Mitchell A. Hoselton West Semitic Research Project.
University of Southern California School of Religion

Project Judaica Foundation

View a Dead Sea Scroll fragment
Dead Sea Scroll Project
Oriental Institute of the
University of Chicago

The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
contains one of the largest and most exhaustive
collections of Hebraica and Judaica in the world

Hebraica Web Resources : Formats, Fonts and More
The Program for Cooperative Cataloging

The Institute of
Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts
at the Jewish National and University Library
at Hebrew University - Givat Ram, Jerusalem, ISRAEL

Cairo Genizah Links

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Texts On-Line (Classics, etc...)

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An extensive listing of
Links to Greek and Latin Classics Texts
from the Library of Congress

Latin and English versions of Classical Authors
from the Perseus Project Tufts University

Classical, Christian, and Medieval Texts in Latin
from The Latin Library at Ad Fontes Academy

The Ecole Initiative
The Early Church On-Line Encyclopedia
University of Evansville

The St. Pachomius Library
provides access to English translations
of early Christian Church literature

Suda On Line: Byzantine Lexicography
A 10th century CE compilation
of material on ancient literature,
history, and biography

Selected transcriptions, facsimiles and translations
of Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe
Brigham Young University

Electronic Open Stacks (EOS)
from the University of Chicago Library
provides image-based digital facsimiles of various texts

Vergil's Home Page and The Vergil Project
includ links to Vergil's texts, related sites and
Images from the Vatican Library's
Vergil MSS Vat. lat. 3225 and 3867

The On-Line Books Page
by John Mark Ockerbloom

The Internet Public Library
hosted by the School of Information at
the University of Michigan

Roman Law Resources
Edited by Ernest Metzge
University of Aberdeen

The Gnosis Archive
The Gnostic Society

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Other Resources

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Advanced Papyrological Information System

Leuven database of ancient books

The Leuven Homepage of
Papyrus Collections World Wide

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

La papyrologie
Centre d’Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance - Institut de Papyrologie
L'université de Strasbourg
(In French)

Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents
at Oxford University

The Egypt Exploration Society

Digital Egypt for Universities
University College London

Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts Web
by Timothy W. Seid, Ph.D.

Papyrologists Hall of Fame
(Photographs of famous papyrologists)

American Society of Papyrologists (ASP)

Department of Papyri and Papyrus Museum
The Austrian National Library

The History andTreatment
of the Papyrus Collection at The Brooklyn Museum

Article by Antoinette Owen and Rachel Danznig
from The Book and Paper Group Annual,
Volume 12, 1993

Papyrus Storage at Princeton University
Article by Ted Stanley from
The Book and Paper Group Annual,
Volume 13, 1994

Association Internationale de Papyrologues (AIP)
Homepage (In French)

Museo del Papirodi Siracusa
(In Italian)

Ancient Egyptian mathematics
School of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of St Andrews, Scotland

The Indo-European Database (TIED)
provides information on the language,
history and culture of various
Indo-European peoples.

Ancient Scripts of the World
by Lawrence Lo

Egyptology Resources
The first Egyptology site on the web
By Nigel Strudwick

Translate plain text or an entire Web page at
AltaVista Translation with SYSTRAM

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papyri related sites

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John D. Muccigrosso's
Papyrology Home Page

The University of Chicago's Oriental Institute
ABZU: Papyrology Index

Gregg Schwendner's
Papyrology On-line

List of Papyri related links

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