Gospel of the Egyptians  

The Gospel of the Egyptians was apparently read in Egyptian churches in the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

The known fragments of text takes the form of a discussion between the disciple Salome and Jesus who advocate celibacy and overcoming the alleged sinful differences between male and female.

The Greek Gospel of the Egyptians is perhaps written in the 2nd century. Referential evidences suggest a date ca 120-150.
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Authorship: (Assumed)
Unknown
Year Written: (Assumed)
80-150 AD
Scripture Type:
Apocrypha Fragments
Apocrypha Fragments are works, usually written works, that are of unknown authorship, or of doubtful authenticity, or spurious, or not considered to be within a particular canon. They consist of a few sentences or pages, are incomplete, a small part of, broken off or separated from the complete writing or book.
Discovered:
Nag Hammadi Library, Egypt 1945
The Nag Hammadi Library is a collection of 13 ancient books containing over 50 texts. This important discovery includes a number of primary "Gnostic Gospels" – texts which were assumed to have been destroyed during the early Christian conflicts.

All the texts discovered at Nag Hammadi can be viewed in the Gnostic Society Library website.
Further Reading:
earlychristianwritings.com/text/gospelegyptians.html
earlychristianwritings.com/gospelegyptians.html
www.gnosis.org/naghamm/goseqypt.html
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