Locating ancient Papyrus in Missouri
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Asked by: galigali-ga
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31 Aug 2005 10:46 PDT
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In Missouri, where can one go and see actual ancient Papyrus? Note: Papyrus was the medium of writing in Ancient Egypt.
Re: Locating ancient Papyrus in Missouri
Answered By: justaskscott-ga on 31 Aug 2005 11:15 PDT
Hello galigali, Washington University in St. Louis, has a papyrus collection. "Washington University Papyri Collection" Washington University in St. Louis http://library.wustl.edu/units/spec/manuscripts/papyri/paphistory.html You may wish to contact library staff for conditions of access to this collection. "University Libraries: Special Collections" Washington University in St. Louis http://library.wustl.edu/units/spec/index.html - justaskscott Search strategy: After some trial and error, I found this papyrus collection by searching on Google for: museum "st louis" papyrus papyrus site:wustl.edu
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