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The study of papyrus manuscripts.

pap′y·ro·log′i·cal (păp′ər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, pə-pī′rə-) adj.
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(Historical Terms) the study of ancient papyri
papyrological adj
ˌpapyˈrologist n
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(ˌpæp əˈrɒl ə dʒi)

the study of papyrus manuscripts.
pap`y•rol′o•gist, n.
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the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n.papyrological, adj.
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the study of papyrus manuscripts. — papyrologist, n. — papyrological, adj.
See also: Manuscripts
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The EEF's Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt dug up at Oxyrhynchus papyri which helped lay the foundations for the emerging discipline of papyrology. Petrie discovered life-like portraits on Roman-era mummies.
(eds.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Congress of Papyrology (New York, 24-31 July 1980), Chico (California): Scholars Press, 1981, 613-620; BURTON-CHRISTIE, D., The Word, 63.
Digital Papyrology II: Case Studies on the Digital Edition of Ancient Greek Papyri
A fund in her name, Sarah (J.) Clackson Coptic Fund, enables scholars to access her papers, which are held in the Archive of the Griffith Institute, Oxford, and to further her work in Coptic and papyrology.
Cahier de Recherches de l'Institut de Papyrology et d'Egyptologie de Lille 17:229-242.
Whether those discoveries take place in the quietest campus reading room at Hatcher, the temperature controlled areas of the Papyrology Collection, or the bustling Design Lab at the Duderstadt Center makes no difference to Hilton.