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New Testament Manuscript
|Text||John 12:12-15; Luke 7:22-26,50|
|Now at||Museo Archeologico, Florence, Inv. Nr. 7134|
|Cite||E. Pistelli, ‘Papiri evangelici’, Rivista di Studi Religiosi 6 (1902): 69-70.|
Papyrus 2 (P2) is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek and Coptic. It is a papyrus fragment of a copy of the Gospel of John dating to the sixth century. It is currently housed at the Egyptian Museum, Florence (Inv. no. 7134). There is a portion of Luke 7:22-26.50 in Coptic on the reverse of the fragment.
The fragment appears to be from a lectionary. The text type is a mixed. Aland placed it in Category III.
Name of city ιεροσολυμα (Jerusalem) is given in variation ιερου[σο]λ̣υ̣[μα].
Ermenegildo Pistelli dated the manuscript to the 5th or 6th century; Ernst von Dobschütz to the 6th or 7th century.
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