Monday, July 3, 2017

Figure 15

Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology,
Volume 25 (January-December 1903), 56 (PD-Old)
The Nash Papyrus, a collection of four papyrus fragments acquired in Egypt by W. L. Nash and first described by Stanley A. Cook in 1903. The fragments were the oldest Hebrew fragments known at that time which contained a portion of the biblical pre-Masoretic text, specifically the Ten Commandments and the Shema Yisrael prayer.

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