"Oxford University scientists have employed infra-red technology to open up ... the Oxyrhynchus Papyri, and with it the prospect that hundreds of lost Greek comedies, tragedies and epic poems will soon be revealed. In the past four days alone, Oxford's classicists have used it to make a series of astonishing discoveries, including writing by Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod and other literary giants of the ancient world ... they even believe they are likely to find lost Christian gospels ..." Oxyrhynchus, "The City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish". See also: The Perseus Digital Library! Oxyrhynchus Online! Astronomical papyri! The fish that ate the penis of Osiris!
The Oxyrhynchus Papyri reveal their secrets.