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Papyrus 126 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), designated by siglum 126, is a copy of the New Testament in Greek. It is a papyrus manuscript of the Epistle to the Hebrews.

Papyrus 126
New Testament manuscript
TextEpistle to the Hebrews 13:12-13.19-20
Date4th century
Now atInstituto Papirologico "G. Vitelli"
CitePubblicazioni della Società Italiana (2008)
Size30 cm by 16 cm



To the present day survived only fragment from one leaf. The surviving texts of Hebrews are verses 13:12-13.19-20, they are in a fragmentary condition. The manuscript palaeographically has been assigned to the 4th century (INTF).[1]

The text is written in one column per page, 20 lines per page (originally). The size of the fragment is 3.7 by 9.1 cm (original size 30 cm by 16 cm).[1]


The manuscript was announced by the Papyrological Institute in Florence in 2003. The text of the codex was published in 2008.[2] In 2009, Claire Clivaz signaled it to the Institute for New Testament Textual Research (INTF) and the manuscript was catalogued on the INTF list of the New Testament manuscripts.[3][4]

The manuscript currently is housed at the Istituto Papirologico „G. Vitelli" at Florence with the shelf number PSI inv. 1479.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ Pubblicazioni della Società Italiana: Papiri Greci e Latini, Firenze: Le Monnier: Istituto papirologico "G. Vitelli", vol. 15, 2008.
  3. ^ Papyrus 126: A New Fragment of Hebrews at the Evangelical Textual Criticism
  4. ^ Matthew Burgess, A Newly Discovered NT Papyrus!

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