Papyrus 102, P102

`Abd ar-Rahman Robert Squires & M S M Saifullah

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First Composed: 18 April 2000

Last Updated: 18 April 2000


Name

Papyrus 102 (P.Oxy. 4402), P102

Date

3rd / early 4th Century CE.

Provenance

Oxyrhynchus, Egypt.

Size

About 5 cm. x 3.3 cm. Click here to see the image.

This fragment is a tiny piece from the bottom corner of the page.

Contents

Recto, Matthew 4:11-12. Verso, Matthew 4:22-23.

Textual Character

To small to determine.

Writing

The hand is quite distinctive: alpha is sharply angled, the y-shaped upsilon descends well below the line and curves back at the foot (there is a similar curve on iota, kappa and rho), while omicron is small. There is a serif on the top left of sigma and the cross-bar of epsilon is high; both letters are straightbacked.

Location

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom.


References

[1] E. W. Handley et al., The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, LXIV, 1997, 4 ff. (No. 4402).

The New Testament Manuscripts