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

Grenfell and Hunt

The photograph shows the pair — Hunt on the left, Grenfell on the right — outside their tent at a site thought to be Bacchias in the Fayûm, not Oxyrhynchus where they had a mud-brick house in which to eat, sleep and sort out the day’s finds.