Coptic subliterary papyri

Subliterary papyri are papyri that are neither documents nor literature. Although they are usually concerned with actual people living in Egypt at the time (e.g. a curse of a neighbor or a school exercise), they invoke a world of imagination much like fiction does. Select an item to see images as well as the catalogue record describing the item.

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Last updated by Peter van Minnen on 12/6/95