Fragments of Greek papyri from the site of Oxyrhynchus undated
Fragments of Greek papyri (Oxyrhynchus Papyri)
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- ReferenceGB 247 MS Gen 1026/9-13, MS Gen 1026/14-22
- Dates of CreationUndated
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.03 metres (14 sheets)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Egypt Exploration Society was founded in 1882 by Amelia Edwards, an English novelist, together with Reginald Stuart Poole of the Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museumin order to explore, survey, and excavate at ancient sites in Egypt, and to publish the results of this work. Today it is one of the leading archaeological organisations working in Egypt.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.
Donation : Egypt Exploration Fund : 1904-1924
Other Finding Aids
Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/, searching by the call numbers MS Gen 1026/9-13 and MS Gen 1026/14-22.
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
14 fragments encapsulated in laminated glass incorporating a UV filtering film, window mounted and enclosed in buckram covered boards by Glasgow University Library Conservation Department, 1996/1997.
Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 August 2004. Biographical history compiled by Danielle West, Archive volunteer, June 2004.
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Location of Originals
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