Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Green Collection Mummy Masks: A Possible Source

For some time now, I’ve been trying to make progress in ascertaining the previous ownership of both the manuscripts and the cartonnage (from mummies and other sources) that ended up in the Green Collection. This post will focus on the … Continue reading

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Sources and Destinations of Scott Carroll’s Papyri?

Thanks to Alin Suciu and Tommy Wasserman for pointing out that some of the manuscripts and facsimiles that Scott Carroll has been displaying over the last couple of years were part of an exhibition organized by Carroll’s Manuscript Research Group at … Continue reading

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Still More Greek and Coptic Papyri from Scott Carroll

Thanks again to the resourcefulness of David Bradnick, here is still another video of Scott Carroll displaying still more papyrus and parchment manuscripts, including some Greek and Coptic manuscripts that have not appeared in the other videos I have surveyed. … Continue reading

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More of Scott Carroll’s Papyri?

Thanks to David Bradnick for uncovering this relatively recent video of Scott Carroll that was recorded February 23, 2018 (Update: Thanks to Peter Gurry for pointing out the website for the original event). In this talk, “Stones and Scriptures,” Carroll … Continue reading

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Editions of Rylands Greek Papyri Online

The John Rylands Library contains a great collection of papyri in different languages. I’m most interested in the Greek pieces, the bulk of which were published in the first half of the twentieth century in four volumes. Digital copies of … Continue reading

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Scott Carroll’s Classical Papyri

So, I think I may be starting to alleviate some of my confusion about Scott Carroll and the Green Collection papyri. One part of all this that was unclear to me was the status of several manuscripts acquired or “discovered” … Continue reading

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More Early Christian Greek and Coptic Papyri in the Green Collection?

In earlier posts I’ve discussed a number of early Christian manuscripts associated with the Green Collection (papyri of Genesis, Exodus and Hebrews, Matthew, Romans, and 1 Corinthians). Most of these pieces were featured at different points in the “Passages” speakers … Continue reading

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