April 10, 2014 1:16 PM

‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ is probably ancient, not a forgery, scientists say

A faded fragment of papyrus known as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” which caused an uproar when unveiled by a Harvard Divinity School historian in 2012, has been tested by scientists who conclude in a journal published Thursday that the ink and papyrus are very likely ancient, and not a modern forgery.

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