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Andover Newton Oxyrhynchus Papyri Collection

Call Number: RG 305
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of sixteen Oxyrhynchus Papyri items. The most notable papyrus fragment (Oxy. P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer. The items date from the 1st century to the 6th century. The Oxy. P. 1230 item is Papyrus 24 in the Gregory-Aland numbering system. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Book of Revelation, which contains only Revelation 5:5-8; 6:5-8. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the early 4th century.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Andover Newton Theological School in 2017.

circa 1st - 6th century CE
.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Andover Newton Theological School
Language of Materials