APIS, Advanced Papyrological Information System

A collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials located in collections around the world. Now connected with other tools and databases, such as Trismegistos and the HGV.

Checklist of editions of Greek, Latin, Demotic, and Coptic papyri, ostraca and tablets
A list of all editions of papyri and publications in the field and their abbreviations.

An interdisciplinary portal of papyrological and epigraphical resources on Egypt and the Nile valley between roughly 800 BC and AD 800.

Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens

(Heidelberg’s Overall Register of the Documentary papyri from Egypt, HGV)
A database collecting information on published Greek documentary papyri, with links to images and texts. Now linked with Trismegistos and

CEDOPAL - Centre de Documentation de Papyrologie Littéraire
Website of the Centre de Documentation de Papyrologie Littéraire of the of the University of Liège. It offers the database of Mertens-Pack3 online.
Website for the study of ancient papyrological documents. It has links to papyrological resources and a search engine (the Papyrological Navigator) capable of retrieving information from multiple related sites. Connected with APIS project.

Egyptology on line resources

Offers a date converter and news in the field of Egyptology


Papyri from the Rise of Christianity in Egypt
The project, that aims to collect all the papyri attesting early Christianity, is based at The Ancient History Documentary Research Centre of Macquarie University (Sydney).

Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts

Complete List of Greek New Testament Papyri


Portal dedicated to the ancient city of Alexandria by Peter van Minnen.

Rylands Papyri

Presentation of the John Rylands University Library papyri collection with digital images available.

Center for the Tebtunis Papyri
Home page of the papyri collections of the University of California at Berkeley with access to databases and images.

The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection

Presentation of the collection, with access to databases, images, and other tools such as links and a tutorial on papyrology.

Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents

Home page of the Centre of the University of Oxford devoted to the study of epigraphy and papyrology. Links to the Oxyrhynchus papyri and the Vindolanda Tablets online.


Ptolemaica: A Bibliographie sur l’Égypte Lagide
A bibliography on Ptolemaic Egypt published on the website La Bibliothèque des Sciences de l'Antiquité (BSA) of the University of Lille 3.

Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists (BASP)

Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (BIFAO)

Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (ZPE)


What’s new in Papyrology
Blog by G.W. Schwendner with news and information on papyri and papyrological publications, exhibits, seminars, etc.

Current Epigraphy
News and events in Greek and Latin epigraphy.

Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

Blog by Philip Harland on religions in the Roman empire with a useful and extensive list of related websites and tools.

A Don’s Life
Mary Beard’s blog on TimesOnLine.

Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Blog of the Bryn Mawr Classical Review
Mummy portrait from Hawara 5380, courtesy of the Manchester Museum.
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