|Description:||Early Objects of Christianity 02 - first known piece of the New Testament. The New Testament books were copied and distributed on papyrus paper for the first four centuries of the church after which animal skins became a more popular material. During the 20th century, over 100 fragments and extensive portions of the New Testament were discovered in the dry environments of Egypt, Israel and other middle eastern countries. What do these earliest copies of the New Testament look like? Do they contain the same words as the Bible you use today? This is the PDF version of the presentation.