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Artefact ID266
TM IDTM 61997
Findspot (DEChriM ID)28   (al-Bahnasā)
Writing mediumCodex
Text contentLiterary

P.Oxy. XI 1352

A well preserved parchment folio from a miniature codex containing Psalms 82 and 83.

The stichometrical divisions are demarcated by double dots, and the original pagination is preserved.

Selection criteriaLiterary genre (Biblical)
Date from300
Date to399
Dating criteria


Dated to early 4th c. by the ed. pr.

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

The fragment was found in al-Bahnasā (Oxyrhynchos) during the excavations of Bernard Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt.

Accession number

Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JdE 47472.


Editio princeps:

· Hunt, Arthur S. and Bernard Grenfell. 1915. The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, part XI. Published by the Egypt Exploration Society in Graeco-Roman Memoirs. London. 2-4, no. 1352.

Additional bibliography:

· Crisci, Edoardo. 1985. "La maiuscola ogivale diritta. Origini, tipologie, dislocazioni". Scrittura e Civilità 9. 112.

· el-Behairy, Moamen Othman Mahmoud. 2014. Assessment and Comparison of the Ratio of Degradation between the Interior Parts and the Edges of a Parchment. A Case Study. Analecta Papyrologica 26. 406.

· Rahlfs, Alfred and Detlef Fraenkel. 2004 (1914). Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments. Göttingen. 299, descr. no. 2049.

· van Haelst, Joseph. 1976. Catalogue des papyrus littéraires juifs et chrétiens. Paris. Description no. 180.

Sofia Heim, 2021
Suggested citation
Sofia Heim, 2021, "Artefact ID 266", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt,