Sometimes the papyri are found written in the enchorial character.
The papyri of this period are full of the high-flown titles and affected phraseology which was so beloved of Byzantine scribes.
Then to the Museum, of which everything was shut but the library and the papyri.
They showed us the process of deciphering the papyri, which is very ingenious.
Hence they are not to be found in Greek papyri of the latter class.
But the rolls of papyri were sadly like mere lumps of charcoal.
On them were found some papyri which Joseph, with the assistance of Phelps and Cowdery, set about "translating."
From vast numbers of papyri, we learn in detail of that old civilization—records which even Herodotus was not able to read.
As the papyri of Egypt have been forced to give up their secrets, so have the clay cylinders of Mesopotamia.
The different rolls of papyri presented very various appearances.