Papyrology: K-12 and General Resources

Introductory Material

What is Papyrology?

And what does a papyrologist do? If you've never even heard the word "papyrology" before, this is the place to find out what it means and even how to pronounce it.

Ancient Writing Materials

Wood tablets, wax tablets, parchment, papyrus, potsherds and even paper were used as writing materials in ancient times. Here you can learn about the variety of ancient writing materials that can be found in the Michigan collection.

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Last modified: 03/11/2014