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Oxyrhynchus: A City and its Texts, Virtual Exhibition: Welcome


This is the online version of the exhibition Oxyrhynchus: A City and its Texts, celebrating a hundred years of publication of The Oxyrhynchus Papyri. The exhibition accompanies a three-day conference with papers on the ancient city. The Exhibition was held in July and August 1998 in the Eric North Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Certain exhibition items will be published with fuller discussion in the conference proceedings.

This web site features selected images of the published Oxyrhynchus material featured in the exhibition, plus some extras. A few items in the exhibition are not shown here.

Please consult our copyright statement before using material from this website.

How to use this site

Click on headings at left to bring up exhibition material. Each menu leads to the exhibits from an individual display case. Click on thumbnails to view larger images.