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

In memoriam

Juan José Jaime Aloísio Archidona Ramírez (1992 - 2024)

On Monday 26 February the terrible news reached us that our colleague – and former student assistant at the Museo Egizio – Juan Archidona Ramírez had succumbed to cancer.

see here an obituary

Papyrus of the month: Royal hymns to Pharaoh

Among the many papyrus fragments stored in Museo Egizio, there are three large fragments of a roll which contains several hymns to the kings Ramesses VI and Ramesses VII in hieratic script.


Behind the scenes

Interviews with researchers and the staff of the Papyrus Collection

The Turin King List, explained by Myriam Krutzsch, Kim Ryholt and Rob Demareé


Crossing Boundaries in Home Office

How do we work at a distance in times of Corona in Europe?
The research never succumbed the lockdown!
Let’s listen to the "home office stories" told by the scholars! 


TPOP2020 - New version

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

Three key elements are now accessible: the Object, in our case a papyrus fragment; the Document, in our case a papyrus roll reconstituted from several Objects (= fragments); and the Witness, a term designating one or more texts written on a Document (= papyrus roll). The registered user will be able to browse through a growing number of virtually combined manuscripts which are constantly being expanded with new information. 

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