Mystery of the Basel papyrus solved

Since the 16th century, Basel has been home to a mysterious papyrus. With mirror writing on both sides, it has puzzled generations of researchers. A research team from the University of Basel has now discovered that it is an unknown medical document from late antiquity. The text was likely written by the famous Roman physician Galen.

Mystery of the Basel papyrus solved

Since the 16th century, Basel has been home to a mysterious papyrus. With mirror writing on both sides, it has puzzled generations of researchers. A research team from the University of Basel ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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A mysterious 2,000-year-old papyrus has finally been decoded

A research team from the University of Basel has discovered that the papyrus is a medical document from late antiquity written by the famous Roman physician Galen.

Thu 19 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

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