Egyptian Papyri and Papyrus-Hunting

Papyri and Papyrus-Hunting by James Baikie

Today’s free book is James Baikie’s study of the history of the use of papyrus as a writing material. This work is in the public domain.

James Baikie [1866-1931], Egyptian Papyri and Papyrus-Hunting. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1925. Hbk. pp.324. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The Papyrus and its Use as a Writing Material
  2. The Use of the Papyrus in Ancient Egypt
  3. The First Papyrus-Hunters
  4. Ancient Egyptian Papyri in Modern Times
  5. Ancient Papyri: Historical and Legal
  6. Ancient Papyri: Historical and Legal (cont.)
  7. Ancient Papyri: Poetry
  8. Ancient Papyri: Fiction
  9. Funerary Papyri
  10. Modern Papyrus-Hunting
  11. Theological and Literary Texts
  12. Official, Legal, and Personal Documents and Letters
  • Index

Main image: Papyrus plants near Syracuse, Sicily. Credit: Image by pjt56. Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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