Invisible Ink on Nile Papyrus Revealed by Groundbreaking Method

August 20, 2019 - General
Various testing methods revealed the previously invisible ink on the Elephantine papyrus. Source: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

The first thing that catches an archaeologist’s eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch. 

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