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Egyptology

Introduction

Brown University is unique in having a Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies.  Here, one can pursue undergraduate or graduate study of ancient Egypt and/or the ancient Near East.  This guide is an introduction to resources that the Library provides for the study Egyptology, with links to some resources outside of Brown as well.  For Ancient Western Asian Studies, there will be a separate guide.  Note that you can also find some relevant tools in some other guides, such as Religious Studies, the History of Art & Architecture, Classics, etc. 

Individual Databases for Egyptology & Ancient Western Asian Studies

PHI : Greek Documentary Texts 
1996 edition (CD-ROM #7); the Packard Humanities Institute CD-ROM #7 contains over 140,000 Greek inscriptions and over 50,000 papyri. A selection of coptic texts is also available. (Available on Computer 2 in the Rockefeller Library computing cluster.) (Rockefeller Library)

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