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Oxyrhyncus Papyri (Record Group 305)

The Andover Newton Oxyrhyncus Papyri Collection (Record Group 305) consists of sixteen items dating from the 1st to the 6th century CE. The most notable papyrus fragment (Oxy.P. 1230) relates to the New Testament text of Revelations 5,6. Other items include poetical and prose fragments, orders, contracts, receipts, letters, and a prayer. The Oxy. P. 1230 item is Papyrus 24 in the Gregory-Aland numbering system. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Book of Revelation, which contains only Revelation 5:5-8; 6:5-8. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the early 4th century.

The sixteen papyrus fragments may be viewed online by clicking on the links below. The texts have been transcribed and translated by Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt in parts VI (1908), VII (1910), VIII (1911), IX (1912), and X (1914) of The Oxyrhyncus Papyri (London: Egypt Exploration Fund).

P. Oxy. 861: Poetical fragment (no date): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 1. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VI: 171.

P. Oxy. 865. Prose fragment (no date): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 2. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VI: 173-175.

P. Oxy 1039. Contract of deposit (210 CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 3. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VII:  182-184.

P. Oxy 1055. Order for delivery of wine (267 CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 4. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VII: 210.

P. Oxy 1056. Order for delivery of aracus (360 CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 5. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VII: 210-211.

P. Oxy 1059. Christian prayer (4th or 5th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 6. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VII: 212-213.

P. Oxy 1072. Letter of Philoxenus (5th or 6th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 7. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VII: 231.

P. Oxy 1125. Lease of land and loan (2nd century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 8. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VIII: 218-219.

P. Oxy 1155. Letter of Theonas (104 CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 9. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VIII: 257-258.

P. Oxy 1161. Christian letter (4th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 10. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part VIII: 265-266.

P. Oxy 1179. Apollonius Rhodius II, ii (Early 3rd century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 11. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part IX: 186.

P. Oxy 1198. Notification of death (150 CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 12. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part IX: 220-221.

P. Oxy 1230. Revelation V, vi (Early 4th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 13. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part X: 18-19.

P. Oxy 1311. Memorandum of a payment or contribution of oil (5th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 14. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part X: 258.

P. Oxy 1328. Receipt for an unspecified amount paid on account of two months rent (?) (Late 4th or 5th century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 15. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part X: 260.

P. Oxy 1340. Fragment of account (recto) / List of names (verso) (1st century CE): Recto | Verso

Box 1, Folder 16. See The Oxyrhyncus Papyri. Part X: 262.

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