University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 16.5cm
Width: 15cm
Credit Line:Received from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other NumberOXY-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] Grenfell & Hunt. Oxyrhynchus Papyrus I. IV. : Page/Fig./Plate: 4-7View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Abercrombie. 1978. Expedition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 32-37View Objects cited in this Publication

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