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Manuscript

Object TitleHomer, Odyssey
Object Number:E2818
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Oxyrhynchus
Period: Late Roman Period
Date Made: 200-299 CE
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 299
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Papyrus
Ink
Iconography:Homer
Odyssey
Iconography Subject:Homer
Odyssey
Inscription Language:Greek Language
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund; Grenfell, Hunt and Hogarth, 1907
Other Number:OXY-778 - Field No SF
ES 2818 - Original Number

Description

Fragment of a Greek Papyrus Manuscript: Greek script in black ink. Verso - parts of last 7 lines of a letter. Recto - Homer Odyssey X: lines 26-50; large missing fragment in center.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hunt, Arthur S., and Grenfell, Bernard P. Oxyrhynchus Papyri IV.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 251View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Hunt, Arthur S., and Grenfell, Bernard P. Oxyrhynchus Papyri V.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 318View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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