Dr Margaret Mountford will present a brief introduction to the famous Oxyrhynchus papyri, their contents, and their initial excavation. The lecture will take a closer look at a number of ancient texts that suggest people’s preoccupations have not changed much over the centuries.
Speaker: Dr Margaret Mountford, Chair, Egypt Exploration Society
This event will be followed by light refreshments. There is a suggested voluntary donation of £15 to attend. Cheques should be made payable to the ‘British School at Athens’ and sent in advance to British School at Athens, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH. A donation box for cash and cheques will be available at the event.
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Image: Charioteers from Antinoe and ‘hangover cure’ from Oxyrhynchus (courtesy of EES)