At the end of Dynasty 30, Egypt was reconquered by the Persians, just before they were in turn conquered by the Greeks under Alexander the Great.
The Manchester papyri. The Philadelphia papyrus. Philadelphia E.
Rylands 9 The Petition of Petiesiscol. The Florence papyri.
Firenze ar. The pronaos of the temple may be a later addition, perhaps dating from the time of the Nectanebos. Ptolemaic Period BC.
A large of Greek papyri from the early Ptolemaic period 3rd Century BC have been found reused in human mummy cartonnage from the cemeteries of el-Hibeh. IIP. Baden gr. Hibeh I and P.
Hibeh II strasbourv, and then again offsite through dealers by the Deutsches Papyruskartell betweenamong others. The text dating strasbourg are now to be found in the Strasbourg collection, the Gradenwitz collection later sold to the Fuad I University in CairoHeidelberg, Hamburg, Berlin and other German collections.
Internal evidence indicates that many of the texts came originally from official and private archives in villages Koba, Phebichis, etc. Apparently the obsolete portions of these archives were sold to embalmers in el-Hibeh when they ceased to be useful, to be used to make cartonnage mummy cases.
Cairo dem. Demotic: Psentesous the administrator of Kb3 villag e says to Petosiris son of Petechons the administrator of the district khy and Thotortaios son of Samtous the royal scribe: 'One has given to me 5 deben on of text dating strasbourg tax tny of Kb3'.
A small of Greek papyri from the late Ptolemaic and Roman periods were found in house excavations by H. Ranke in Zahlungsbescheinigung, 1st Cent. Private letter, 1st Cent. Private letter, 2nd Cent.
Petition, 2nd Cent. Briefsammlung, c. Based on its size, the cuneiform corpus of the BNU constitutes one of the most important collections in France.
Scientific work and publications Carl Frank published 50 of these tablets in the work Strassburger Keilschrifttexte in sumerischer und babylonischer Sprache Berlin: de Guyter, It covers the texts dating from the 3rd Dynasty of Ur. The collection of the BNU attracted the attention of professor Text dating strasbourg. Laroche when he was teaching at the University of Strasbourg. He produced a catalogue and thus encouraged a renewed interest among texf to add to its usefulness.
Only the first volume of two announced has appeared to date.