1,500-year-old Papyrus the Last Supper gives valuable insight into Christianity

September 6, 2014 9:40 PM

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1,500-year-old Papyrus the Last Supper gives valuable insight into Christianity

A group of researchers have claimed to have unearthed one of the oldest Christian amulets in the form of a 1,500-year-old Greek papyrus fragment with writing that connotes to the biblical Last Supper and ‘manna from heaven’.

The papyrus was found by the researchers while they were looking through thousands of papyri in the library vault at the University of Manchester’s John Rylands Research Institute in the UK.

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