Is the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife a fake?
If I had to guess, I would have to say that this manuscript is a forgery. Consider the following points:
With permission, I reproduce the following email from Roger Bagnall (20/09/2012):
I think [the Wife of Jesus Fragment is] genuine, but I don't know how one could determine this conclusively without destroying the ink for C14 testing. No one I have talked to has been able to cite a single instance of a fake papyrus that wasn't obviously so--i.e., scribbling that was of no language. So I think the burden of proof is heavy on anyone arguing that it is a fake.