Egyptian Papyri and Papyrus-hunting

Egyptian Papyri and Papyrus-hunting


By (author) James Baikie


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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 392 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 280mm x 20mm | 881g
  • Publication date: 16 January 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 0766130592
  • ISBN 13: 9780766130593

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. A survey of work among the papyri in Egyptian archaeology. With 32 plates. Contents: Book 1, Ancient papyri: Papyrus and its use as a writing material; Use of the papyrus in Ancient Egypt; First papyrus-hunters; Ancient Egyptian Papyri in modern times; Ancient papyri: historical and legal; Ancient papyri: poetry; Ancient papyri: fiction; Funerary papyri. Book 2, Greco-Roman papyri: Modern papyrus-hunting; Theological and literary texts; Official, legal, and personal documents and letters.

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