Saint Mathew Gospel


From: Egypt | Oxyrhynchus

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Title Saint Mathew Gospel
Object Number E2746
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Greek | Christian
Provenience Egypt | Oxyrhynchus
Period Roman Period
Date Made 200-300 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Papyrus | Ink
Iconography Book of Matthew | Saint Matthew
Inscription Language Greek Language

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).

Length 15 cm
Width 16.9 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other Number OXY-2 - Field No SF | P1 - Other Number | ES 2746 - Original Number

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