The World`s Oldest Autograph by a Christian Is in Basel (1 of 2) (image) University of Basel Share Print E-Mail Caption The papyrus P.Bas. 2.43 has been in the possession of the University of Basel for over 100 years. Credit University of Basel Usage Restrictions Use only with proper credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.