FOEAD 266 1th century B.C.
The   Foead-papyrus   collection   (Foead;   inv.   n°   266)   is   in   possession   of   the   Société   Egyptienne   de   Papyrologie   in   Caïro.   This collection is dated from the 1st century B.C. The   collection   was   discovered   in   Egypt   in   1939   and   includes   parts   from   the   Bible   books   of   Genesis   and   Deuteronomy.   The Name   cannot   be   found   in   the   Genesis   fragments,   because   the   text   is   incomplete.   But,   in   the   book   of   Deuteronomy,   in   the midst   of   the   Greek   text,   it   is   written   49   times   in   Hebrew   characters.   The   Tetragrammaton   can   be   found   three   more   times   in fragments that are not identified (fragments 116, 117 and 123). IIn   a   commentary   on   this   papyrus   collection   Paul   Kahle   wrote   in   'Studia   Evangelica',   edited   by   Kurt   Aland,   F.   L.   Cross,   Jean Danielou, Harald Riesenfeld and W. C. van Unnik, Berlin 1959, page 614: “A   distinguishing   characteristic   of   the   papyrus   is   the   fact   that   the   name   of   God   is   written   as   the   Tetragrammaton   in   Hebrew square-shape.   Upon   my   request   made   for   an   examination   by   father   Vaccari   in   regards   to   the   published   fragments   of   the papyrus,   he   came   to   the   conclusion   that   the   papyrus   must   be   written   400   years   before   the   codex   B,   probably   the   most perfect text of the Septuagint that has reached us".
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