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Papyri fragments from Oxyrhynchus and the Fayum

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0054
Scope and Contents Ten papyri fragments from archaeological excavations in Egypt (1895-1907), conducted chiefly by Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt. The fragments, dating from the Graeco-Roman era are largely economic in nature, particularly covering leases and taxes. Also included are two horoscopes, and most importantly fragments from a copy of book one of Euclid's "Elements" containing propositions 39 and 41.
Dates: 0100-0200

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  • Language: Egyptian (Ancient) X
  • Subject: Bahnasa (Egypt) -- Antiquities X