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Interesting Video on Papyrus Discovery

Posted: March 30th, 2019, 7:13 am
by Barry Hofstetter
From c. 1971. Information on the excavation of the Oxyrhynchus papyri and state of the art manuscript reconstruction and text restoration mid-20th century style. A lot of technological advance since then, but the vast majority of published papyri was restored using these methods: