W or 032 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 014 (Soden), also called the Washington Manuscript of the Gospels, and The Freer Gospel, contains the four biblical gospels and was written in Greek on vellum and palimpsest in the fourth or fifth century. The manuscript is lacunose. - WikiThe New Testament has more ancient manuscript evidence than any other ancient document, hands-down.
This is the ancient copy of the gospels I saw at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington. Worm holes, and all.
It was thrilling to be so proximate to an ancient witness.
The manuscript in question has an alternate ending to the book of Mark.
I bought some note-cards with the pictures of the four apostles on the cover (two shown here). I would send them to my friends, who, I think, must have been quite shocked by the sight of the Four Ancient Dudes.
Of course, the most important copy of the gospels is the one you hold in your hand -- and what you do with it. In Africa, there are still many Christians without a Bible -- pastors even.