1906-07 Oxyrhynchus (Faiyum)
The excavations were sponsored by the Graeco-Roman branch and thus were concerned with recovering papyri from the Graeco-Roman period rather than objects or material from different time periods.
The excavation season lasted from December 3 to the begining of March and concentrating on the northern part of the site. Both literary and documentary papyri were found from all periods of the Graeco-Roman to the Late Antique period.
81 boxes of papyri were sent to Oxford for further study. Objects recovered include small glass vessels, ostraka, a toy rattle, ivory carving, a rattle, mosaic glass, coins, tolkens, dice, beads, amulets, reed pens, lamps, terracotta figurines, brushes, combs, and bronze, iron and wooden implements, basket and socks.
A Byzantine carving of a male figure, a rattle, and a wooden horseman were retained by Cairo.
All the papyri was sent to Oxford for further study.
Catalogue of an exhibition of antiquities : found by the officers of the Egypt Exploration Fund in the XIth dynasty temple at Deir el-Bahari and at Oxyrhynchus, 1906-7 ; exhibited at King's College, Strand, July 9th to July 30th / Egypt Exploration Fund. 1907. London : Egypt Exploration Fund.
Grenfell, Bernard P. and Arthur S. Hunt 1907. Graeco-Roman branch. Excavations at Oxyrhynchus. Archaeological Report (Egypt Exploration Fund) (1906-1907), 8-11.
Johnson, William A. 2012. The Oxyrhynchus distributions in America: papyri and ethics. Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 49, 209-222.