Have we found the oldest manuscript of Mark's Gospel? An ancient mummy mask may have the answer

January 22, 2015 9:03 PM

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Have we found the oldest manuscript of Mark's Gospel? An ancient mummy mask may have the answer

Is a papyrus fragment found in a "mummy mask" the oldest manuscript of Mark's Gospel? The news has created global excitement — and skepticism.

The Live Science blog set things off with a report claiming a "text that may be the oldest copy of a Gospel known to exist — a fragment of the Gospel of Mark that was written during the first century, before the year 90 — is set to be published." The report draws heavily on comments from Craig A. Ev...

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