Monthly Archives: January 2018

Hurtado’s List of Early Christian Manuscripts

Over on his blog, Larry Hurtado has posted a link to his list of “Christian Literary Texts in Manuscripts of Second & Third Centuries.” When he first published a version of this list in his 2006 book, The Earliest Christian … Continue reading

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Palaeography and the Hawara Homer: Part 1

In an earlier post, I talked about the archaeology of the Hawara Homer (LDAB 1695), a papyrus roll containing the second book of the Iliad found with an unadorned mummy during Flinders Petrie’s excavations in Hawara in 1888. In this … Continue reading

Posted in Ambrosian Iliad, British Museum, Edward Maunde Thompson, Frederic Kenyon, Hawara Homer, Palaeography, William Matthew Flinders Petrie | 3 Comments

The Bodmer Papyri: 3D Views

In an earlier post, I provided an up-to-date inventory of the papyrus and parchment books from Roman Egypt in the Fondation Martin Bodmer. I’ve been working on these books for a while, and I recently partnered up with the Bodmer … Continue reading

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Anton Fackelmann and Cartonnage

Since I began this blog midway through 2017 with a post about Anton Fackelmann and some of the papyri he allegedly removed from mummy cartonnage, I thought I might close out the old year and open up the new with … Continue reading

Posted in Antiquities Market, Anton Fackelmann, Book covers, Fakes and Forgeries, First Century Mark, Mummy cartonnage | Leave a comment