Browsing by material aspects
Here follow all "papyri" in the Duke collection remarkable for some
material feature (e.g. those texts that are not written on papyrus at all, but
on another writing material). Select an item to see images of the
papyrus as well as the catalogue record describing the item.
Palimpsests (reused papyrus with writing over an erased text)
Papyri glued together (forming a so-called tomos synkollesimos):
String attached to the spine of a codex:
Potsherds (so-called ostraca):
Tablets on metal:
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Last updated by John Oates on 1/26/99