# Papyrus 48

Text New Testament manuscript Acts of the Apostles 23 † 3rd century Greek Egypt Laurentian Library G. Vitelli and S. G. Mercati, PGLSI X, (1932), pp. 112-118. 16 x 25 cm Western text-type IV

Papyrus 48 (Gregory-Aland), signed by ${\displaystyle {\mathfrak {P}}}$48, is an early copy of a part of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Acts of the Apostles, it contains portions of Acts 23:11-29. The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the 3rd century.

Although the text of this codex is extremely small, the Greek text of this codex has been called a representative of the Western text-type. Aland placed it in Category IV.[1]

It is currently housed at the Laurentian Library (PSI 1165) in Florence.[1][2]