Papyrus 53, P53

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

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First Composed: 22 April 2000

Last Updated: 22 April 2000


Name

Papyrus 53 (Inv. no. 6652), P53

Date

3rd Century CE.

Provenance

Most likely from Fayum, Egypt.

Size

About 12 cm. x 22 cm.

There are two leaves of this papyrus codex.

Contents

Matthew 26:29-40. Acts 9:33-43; 10:1.

Textual Character

This represents a characteristic third century text from Egypt.

Writing

The papyrus is written in a documentary hand.

Location

University of Michigan Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


References

[1] H. A. Sanders, "A Third Century Papyrus Of Matthew And Acts", in R. P. Casey, Silva Lake & Agnes K. Lake (ed.), Quantulacumque: Studies Presented To Kirksopp Lake, 1937, London: Christophers, pp. 151-161.

The New Testament Manuscripts