|TM ID||TM 32413|
|Findspot (DEChriM ID)||34 (Ǧabal al-Ṭārif)||Class||Textual|
P.Nag Hamm. 71: Letter to two priests.
Recto: written along the fibres. Verso: address, along the fibres.
|Selection criteria||Mention of Christian cult officials/institutions, Christian terms/formulas/concepts, Nomina sacra|
Palaeography. Also, other waste papyri recovered from the same cartonnage used to construct the Nag Hammadi codex VII include contracts dated 341, 346 and 348 (PNH 65).
|Absolute/relative date||Relative date|
The leather covers of eight of the twelve Nag Hammadi codices found in a sealed jar by Egyptian agricultural workers in 1945 (see ID 23) had been strengthened by cartonnage made of waste papyri. This papyrus comes from the richest of these cartonnages, codex VII.
Cairo, Coptic Museum Nag Hamm. VII 11 c