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Fayyum (Egypt) -- Antiquities

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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