Papyrus 44

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Papyrus 44 (in Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by Image:C3945eee4633c095c5059f9a67aca5f7.png1, is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Matthew; John, it contains Matthew 17:1-3.6-7; 18:15-17.19; 25:8-10 John 9:3-4; 10:8-14; 12:16-18. The manuscript paleographically had been assigned to the 6th or 7th century.

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Alexandrian text-type. Aland placed it in Category II.[1]

It is currently housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Inv. 14. 1. 527) in New York.[1]

See also


  • 1. Kurt Aland, and Barbara Aland, The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism, transl. Erroll F. Rhodes, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995, p. 98.

Further reading

  • W. E. Crum, H. G. Evelyn-White, The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Egyptian Expedition Publications IV, (New York, 1926), pp. 120-121. (transcription and collation)
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