MS 113
Text BIBLE: ROMANS 4:23 - 5:3; 5:8 - 13
Description MS in Greek on vellum, Fustât?, Egypt, 3rd c., 1 partial f., 9x11 cm, originally ca. 15x13 cm, single column, (7x9 cm, originally ca. 12x9 cm), part of 14 lines originally 24 lines in a small late classical Greek uncial without word division.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1989, red morocco gilt folding case by Aquarius.
Provenance 1. Christian Community at Fustât; 2. Dr. Leland C. Wyman, Boston, Massachusetts (from 1950); 3. John Rocks, Boston, Massachusetts (until 1988); 4. Sotheby's 21.6.1988:47. 5. De-accessioned Sotheby's 10.7.2012:3
Commentary Earliest witness to this text. Aland uncial 0220, which is listed as the second oldest vellum MS of the New Testament. Textually Aland lists it in the highest class "Category I Strict text", which contains a few MSS only of a very special quality, transmitting the text of the exemplar with meticulous care. These MSS represent the most direct uncorrupted line to the original text extant.

Papyrologica Florentina, vol. XXXV. Rosario Pintaudi: Papyri Graecae Schøyen. Firenze, Edizioni Gonnelli, 2005 (Manuscripts in The Schøyen Collection V: Greek papyri, vol. I), pp. 65-71.

W.P. Hatch: A Recenly DIscovered Fragment of the Epistle to the Romans. Harvard Theological Review XLV, 1952, pp. 81-85.

K. Aland: Kurzgefasste Liste der Griechischen Handscriften des Neuen Testaments, I, 1963, p. 55, listing present MS as no 220.

B.M. Metzger: The Text of the New Testament, Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration. 2. ed. Oxford, Claredon Press, 1968, p. 61.

Exhibited 1. Conference of European National Librarians, Oslo. Sept. 1994; 2. NorFa - Nordic network in Qumran studies. Symposium in Oslo 3-5. June 2004..
Place of origin Egypt
Dates 3c AD