Early Roman Alexandria


... even some all the way from Alexandria. The mummies with the cartonnages were found by archaeologists from Berlin, Germany, in the early twentieth century. They dissolved some of the cartonnages.

The papyri from early Roman Alexandria were recovered from mummy cartonnages found at Abusir el-Melek near Heracleopolis. The “green” mummifiers there recycled government waste paper ...

Work in progress!

A translation of all documents from ancient Alexandria that survive on papyrus.