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Lost in Egypt - Decoding the Papyri: BBC4 on BBC2

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It was an archaeological discovery in Egypt that was to revolutionise our attitudes to the Ancients. More than half a million documents - which included not only the lost works of Greek literary giants such as Homer, Sophocles and Sappho, but also records of daily life - offered a unique peak into a lost world. Last year, a century after they first came to light, cutting-edge technology developed by Nasa helped reveal some of the most significant finds to date.

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Producer: Mary Sackville-West
Executive Producer: David Okuefuna

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Lost in Egypt - Decoding the Papyri: BBC4 on BBC2

BBC Two England, 20 July 2006 23.20






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