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Manuscript

Object TitleSaint Mathew Gospel
Object Number:E2746
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Christian
Provenience: Egypt
Oxyrhynchus
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 200-300 AD
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 300
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Papyrus
Ink
Iconography:Book of Matthew
Saint Matthew
Inscription Language:Greek Language
Height: 16.5 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other Number:OXY-2 - Field No SF
P1 - Other Number
ES 2746 - Original Number

Description

Pages of a codex, written on both sides. The text is Saint Matthew's gospel, Chapter I, vv. 1-9, 12, 14-20. The pages are numbered at the top with a Greek α (page 1) and β (page 2).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sacred Writings: Extraordinary Texts of the Biblical World (15 Aug 2015 - 07 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Hunt, Arthur S., and Grenfell, Bernard P. Oxyrhynchus Papyrus I.. Vol. IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 4-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Abercrombie, John R. 1978. "Egyptian Papyri". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. pg. 32 ff Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 32-37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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