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Papyri in ancient Egypt: everything you need to know about it.

Presentation |"Beyond Classics: The Turin Papyrus Online Platform (TPOP)"

Sunoikisis Digital Classics Summer 2021 Session 15, Thursday July 22, 17:15-18:45 CEST

SunoikisisDC is a massively collaborative, international and open teaching programme for digital humanities and cultural heritage, delivered roughly at Masters level, which is streamed live and archived indefinitely on Youtube.

The online session consists of two parts; after an introductory part on the history of and objects in the museum's papyrus collection, the concept and structure of the “Turin papyrus online platform” (TPOP) will be presented.

Lecture |"The Turin Papyrus Collection: past, present and future"

Thursday 10 December 2020 at 6 pm (in Italian)

The Papyrus Collection contains around 700 manuscripts and over 17,000 papyrus fragments, documenting more than 3,000 years of material culture written in seven scripts  and eight languages. How do we take care of it? 

It will be possible to follow the conference in live streaming on the Museum's Youtube channel (also available afterwards).

Award Ceremony | Europa Nostra Awards

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'.
The presentation is accessible online on the Museum's Facebook channel.


Monthly | Papyrus of the month

Papyri explained

Every month the team explains one of our papyri. 


Meetings | Project Meetings ‘Crossing Boundaries’

Trimester meetings of the project members

Find out more about our activities DISCOVER

Reopening | Exhibition rooms dedicated to the history of the Museo Egizio

including the famous Book of the Dead of Iuefankh, the Royal Canon and more

since 19 December 2019 


Temporary exhibition| Archeologia Invisibile

Patchwork - Restoring and studying papyri

from 13 March to 7 June 2020


Museo Egizio