Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Yale Papyrus Collection: Love Charm

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on September 27, 2010

Over 6000 individual items make up the Yale Papyrus Collection.
From Aramaic to Syriac; From Pharaonic to Modern; From Akanthon Polis to Theadelphia,
the collection includes wills, diplomas, letters, land records, school exercises, and spells, such as the Egyptian/Coptic love charm pictured below.

To learn more about the collection, go to: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/digitallibrary/papyrus.html

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