Material Criteria and their Clues for Dating

This article is concerned with material aspects of the ‘Jesus' Wife' fragment. Following an analysis of the papyrus which confirms that it is indeed of ancient manufacture, the scientific tests carried out on both the papyrus and the ink are critically assessed and shown to be of little or...

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Published in:New Testament studies
Authors: Krutzsch, Myriam ; Rabin, Ira
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Univ. Press [2015]
In: New Testament studies
Year: 2015, Volume: 61, Issue: 3, Pages: 356-367
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Evangelium der Frau Jesu / Papyrus / Ink / Dating
IxTheo Classification:HH Archaeology
KAA Church history
Further subjects:B Radiocarbon dating
B spectroscopy
B Ink
B Gospel of Jesus' Wife
B Papyrus
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Summary:This article is concerned with material aspects of the ‘Jesus' Wife' fragment. Following an analysis of the papyrus which confirms that it is indeed of ancient manufacture, the scientific tests carried out on both the papyrus and the ink are critically assessed and shown to be of little or no value in determining the date of the writing.
ISSN:1469-8145
Contains:Enthalten in: New Testament studies
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1017/S0028688515000120