Crowdsourcing Ancient Egyptian Scrolls

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    An anonymous reader writes “Dons at Oxford University were on the BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ program this morning asking for help from listeners to transcribe unearthed ancient Egyptian texts and scrolls via their website. Visitors to the site are asked to match-up letters on scanned fragments of papyrus with an on-screen Greek alphabet. By doing so, they can help reveal some of the amazing documents that the ancient Egyptians last read. You too can become a papyrologist!”

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    Crowdsourcing Ancient Egyptian Scrolls

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