Friday, August 17, 2018

Coptic Job 30 from Karanis

VARIANT READINGS: A Manuscript of Job in Coptic from Karanis. Brent Nongbri tells us about another Old Testament fragment from the Egyptian site of Karanis. The discussion is technical. But this case is a good example of how difficult it can be to date ancient artifacts, even ones that were recovered by scientific excavation in a stratigraphic context.

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