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2.2.5.2 Nash Papyrus
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Part of 2 Pentateuch - 2.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts - 2.2.5 Other Sources

2.2.5.2.1 History of Research, Manuscript and Editions

The papyrus was purchased in either 1898 or 1902 by Walter Nash from an Egyptian antiquities dealer who claimed that it came from the Faiyum.1 It was first published by Cook in 1903.2 He concluded that the papyrus was the oldest manusc…

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Nathan Jastram, “2.2.5.2 Nash Papyrus”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0002020502>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101



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