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Nash Papyrus

This single-leaf papyrus containing the entire Decalogue (part from Exod. 20:2-17, part from Deut. 5:6- 21) and the Jewish confessional statement known as the Shema' (Deut. 6:4,5) was published by Stanley A. Cook in 1903. An early report on the find which was purchased by W.L. Nash from an Egyptian dealer was given in Revue biblique 1 (n.s.) 1904, pp. 242-50, which contains also an untouched photocopy of the manuscript. A convenient summary of the evidence, including a translation into English, is given by R.H. Charles, The Decalogue (1923).