Papyrus 28, P28

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

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First Composed: 28 April 2000

Last Updated: 28 April 2000


Name

Papyrus 28 (Pap. 2), P28

Date

Late 3rd Century CE.

Provenance

Oxyrhynchus, Egypt.

Size

About 10.7 cm. x 5.2 cm.

It contain fragment of a leaf from a papyrus codex.

Contents

It contain John 6:8-12 (recto) and John 6:17-22 (verso).

Textual Character

The text shows is eclectic in places, as often happens in early Biblical Mss., but tends to support B rather than .

The Alands call P28 a "normal" text. According to Metzger, the text type is Alexandrian.

Writing

The script is medium-sized semi-uncial.

Location

Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California, USA.


References

[1] B. P. Grenfell & A. S. Hunt, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, XIII, 1919, 8 ff. (No. 1596).

The New Testament Manuscripts