Amulet (P.Duk.inv. 778)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Amulet, [4--]
Uniform title: Bible. O.T. Psalms XC. Greek. Septuagint.
Subject: Amulets --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Subliterary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Other titles: Lord's prayer. Greek.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, reconstructed from several joining
	fragments, mounted in glass ; 12 x 27 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.5 x 26.8 cm.
	25 lines.
	Originally folded five times.
	Written along the fibers the recto; written along the
	fibers on the verso (transversa charta).
	Upper margin of 0.5 cm.; lower margin of 17.5 cm. on
	the verso; small lower margin on the recto; left
	margin of 0.5 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 778 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 41.
	Amulet consisting of papyrus fragments from Egypt.
	Contains Matthew 6:9-13 (the Lord's Prayer including
	the doxology) on the back and Psalm 90 from the
	Septuagint, the Greek Old Testament, on the front,,
	both with variants. The crosses preceding the Psalm
	and following the Lord's prayer show that the recto
	was written first.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publication: Csaba La'da and Amphilochios Papathomas, "A Greek Papyrus 
	Amulet from the Duke Collection with Biblical Excerpts," 
	Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 41 (2004) 93–114. 

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