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Derveni Papyrus

Derveni Papyrus: First Greek Item in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program

The Derveni papyrus, an ancient Greek papyrus roll considered as Europe's oldest surviving readable manuscript, is the first Greek item to be included in UNESCO’s Memory of the World program. Members of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, where the...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a candidate for the UNESCO list of documented Heritage Monuments. According to archaeologists, the Derveni papyrus was...