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Title: Gospel of Matthew 1:1 [not before 500] Uniform title: Bible. N.T. Matthew I, 1. Coptic (Sahidic). Subject: Literary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 13 x 3 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 13.0 x 2.4 cm. 4 lines. Written across the fibers on the verso; written along the fibers on the recto in a different hand. Small left margin. P.Duk.inv. 811 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. C 4 V. Opening of the Gospel of Matthew written on papyrus from Egypt. Perhaps an amulet(?). Recto has a text in Coptic (P.Duk.inv. 811 R). In Coptic. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: MacCoull, L.S.B. "Three Coptic Papyri in the Duke University Collection." Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 20(1983): 137-138.
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