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The Heracles Papyrus.

The Heracles Papyrus ("Sackler Library, "University of Oxford, Pap. Oxyrhynchus 2331) is a fragment of a 3rd-century "Greek "manuscript of a "poem about the "Labors of "Heracles. It contains three unframed colored line drawings of the first of the Labors, the killing of the "Nemean Lion, set within the columns of "cursive text. It was found at "Oxyrhynchus (Pap. 2331) and is one of the few surviving scraps of classical literary illustration on "papyrus. The fragment is 235 by 106 mm.

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