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One of the earliest surviving witnesses to Homer’s Iliad, most probably written some two centuries before Christ, a millennium before Charlemagne, and currently in its twenty-third century of existence .  Provenance: From the collection of Christiane Desroches Noblecourt (1913-2011), the Egyptologist and prolific scholarly author, who became enthralled as a child by the study of ancient Egypt after Howard Carter’s expedition to excavate Tutenkamun’s tomb in 1922, and went on to join the…

The Noblecourt Homer papyrus , containing the Iliad, song II, lines and in dactylic hexameter verse

Papyrus Fragment with Text from Homer's Odyssey. Greek 1st century B.C., artist unknown.

This tiny papyrus fragment, broken on three sides, preserves a passage from the Odyssey by Homer; Gift of Lenore Barozzi;

(Period 3 1000 - 1 A D ) **Information** ca 285 -250 BC Hellenistic **Location** Modern Day Greece **Symbols** Greek symbols **Content** Homer's Odyssey **Structure** Greek grammar **Material** Papyrus **Context** Papyrus fragment with lines from Homer's Odyssey

Papyrus fragment with lines from Homer's Odyssey, Early Hellenistic, B. Greek, Ptolemaic Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1909

MORTAR ASHTRAY | MA-002

MORTAR ASHTRAY | MA-002

Chip and Dip

Chip and Dip