St John Fragment
The Fragment of the Gospel of John is one of the Library’s most famous artefacts. This small scrap of papyrus only measures 8.9 x 6.0 cm, but provides a wealth of information.
The first side of the fragment contains the beginning of seven lines from John 18:31-33.
The reverse of the fragment contains the end of seven lines from John 18:37-38.
Where can I see the St John Fragment?
High quality digital images are available in the Library's image collections.