|TM ID||TM 61715|
|Findspot (DEChriM ID)||- ()||Class||Textual|
|Writing medium||Codex, Uncertain|
𝔓7; Gregory-Aland P7; NT7; ε 11 (von Soden)
Papyrus fragment containing Luke 4:1-3.
The papyrus fragment (24.5 x 15.6 cm) preserves 18 lines of text. The upper part of the fragment preserves an unidentified text, possibly the end of a homily or a section of a commentary. This is followed by an excerpt from Luke 4:1-3.
There is one low-point for punctuation (see l. 15) and several nomina sacra.
|Selection criteria||Literary genre (Biblical), Nomina sacra|
Palaeography. The ed. pr. mentions that C. R. Gregory, who had had the opportunity to study the fragment before its loss, placed the hand in the 4-6th c. Turner places it in the 5th c; see Turner 1977: 145 ("P7"), and it has been places as early as the 3rd c.; see date in CSNTM.
|Absolute/relative date||Relative date|
Provenance is unknown. The fragment was acquired by the museum in Kiev in 1877/79, according to the ed. pr.
Kiev, Archaeological Museum 152 (now shelf-number F. 301 KDA, 553p); previously: Kiev, National Library Petrov 553 p. The fragment is now lost, having disappeared during the war-time relocation; see ed. pr.