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Scepticism about photo of ‘new-found’ papyrus

From the Revd Dr Hugh Houghton

Sir, — It is disappointing that the image that accompanies the story “Papyrus NT fragment dated to first century” (News, 9 March) is given no credit.

The scholarly websites where this picture has been reproduced have treated it with appropriate scepticism: the extant letters do indeed correspond to Mark 5.15-18, but the condition of the material and the ...

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