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We fly to your protection …

In 1896, two young English archaeologists, Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt, excavated at the Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus on a branch of the Nile. They found the rubbish dumps that had been used by the citizens of that city from the 1st to the 6th Century AD. The dry climate of Egypt meant that thousands […]