Papyrus 60

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Papyrus 60
New Testament manuscript
Name Papyrus Colt 4
Text John 16-19 †
Date ca. 700
Script Greek
Found Egypt
Now at The Morgan Library & Museum
Cite L. Casson, E.L. Hettich, Excavations at Nessana II, Literary Papyri (Princeton: 1946), pp. 94-111.
Type Alexandrian text-type
Category III

Papyrus 60 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), signed by 60, is a copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Gospel of John, it contains John 16:29-19:26.

The manuscript paleographically has been assigned to the sixth or seventh century.

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

It is currently housed at The Morgan Library & Museum (P. Colt 4) in New York City.[1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 100. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • L. Casson, and E.L. Hettich, Excavations at Nessana II, Literary Papyri (Princeton: 1946), pp. 94–111.