Here you will find the most recent information concerning the papyrus collection and database. For more detailed information browse the section "What's on".

May 2021

The Amduat papyri of the Museo Egizio are online: The Papyrus Collection holds 18 manuscripts with the so-called "Amduat", a cosmographic and scientific treatise that describes the Egyptian Netherworld’s features. SCOPRI DI PIU’

November 2020

A new version of the „Turin Papyrus Online Platform“ (TPOP) is available for registered users. Find out more

October 2020

On Monday 12 October 2020, at 6 pm, the Museo Egizio will host the award ceremony for the Turin Papyrus Online Platform (TPOP) project, which was awarded the Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Awards 2020 in the category 'research'. It will be possible to follow the event in live streaming on the Museum's Facebook channel.

September 2020

The registration for the database still not possible till the end of Ocotber due to the database update. We apologize for the inconvenience.

July 2020

We are currently working on the new interface of the database. Registration is therefore currently not possible due to the database update. We apologize for the inconvenience.

June 2020

How do we work at a distance in times of Corona in Europe? Crossing Boundaries in Home Office.

May 2020

The Turin Papyrus Online Platform (TPOP) has been awarded the Heritage Prize / Europa Nostra 2020 Award in the category "Research". Discover more 

March 2020

The italian version of the website decicated to the papyrus collection of the Museo Egizio is finally available online!

March 2020

We have to inform you that the Museo Egizio is closed temporary. We continue to remain accessible through our digital channels. Stay with us online at home! #laculturacura

January 2020

4th general meeting of the project 'Crossing Boundaries' in Turin.

December 2019

On the occasion of the re-opening of the "Sale Storiche" after its refurbishment, the papyrus of the month is: Iuefankh's Book of the Dead papyrus.

November 2019

We started uploading the transcriptions of the hieratic Turin papyri by Jaroslav Černý, provided by the Archive of the Griffith Institute (Oxford). The notes are visible to registered users only.


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