Part One. The Greek Papyri — Codex VI (Codex_Part_I_VI)
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44. Five fragments of a name list, evidently intended for taxation purposes. About 1.5 cm. was originally left free between each name. In some instances a further name, usually somewhat indented, was later written in this free space: these entries are more cursive than the original text, but may nevertheless have been made by the same scribe. Three entries in frag, (a) bear a marginal note, ζ(ήτησον), ‘find him’ or ‘investigate’. In one case this note was then cancelled.

Although as much as 3.5 cm. of blank papyrus is found to the right of some names, no statement of money…

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Barns, J. W. B. and Shelton, John C., “Part One. The Greek Papyri — Codex VI (Codex_Part_I_VI)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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