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

Papyrus of the month: Calendar of lucky and unlucky days

The calendars of lucky and unlucky days provided predictions for each day of the year.

Happy New Year 2021

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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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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! 

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Behind the scenes

An interview with the curator of the Papyrus Collection of the Museo Egizio.

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Museo Egizio