Cairo, Coptic Museum, Inv. 10549 (Nag Hammadi Codex VI)

Images: Claremont Colleges Digital Library (incomplete)

Physical description: papyrus, 14 × 14.5 cm, 78 pp., 1 col.

Language(s): Coptic

Date: 4th century

Provenance: Jabal al-Taref, near Nag Hammadi


Acts of Peter and the Twelve Apostles (CANT 207; pp. 1–12)

Additional Contents: Thunder, Perfect Mind; Authoritative Teaching; Concept of Our Great Power; Plato, Republic 588A-589B; Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth; Prayer of Thanksgiving; Asclepius 21-29.

Catalogs: codicological analysis in Parrott, Douglas M., and R. McL. Wilson. “NHC VI,1: The Acts of Peter and the Twelve Apostles.” Pages 197–230 in Nag Hammadi Codices V, 2-5 and VI, with Papyrus Berolinensis 8502, 1 and 4. Edited by Douglas M. Parrott. NHS 11. Coptic Gnostic Library. Leiden: Brill, 1979 (pp. 30–36).

Other online databases: none

Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (, 4 April 2017.