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Source 1911 - Sambon, Arthur, 1867- - (No title) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # M585
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
Buyer(s) Pierpont Morgan Library
Manuscript Details
Titles Martyrdom St Leontius, Publius
Authors Severus, of Antioch, approximately 465-538
Manuscript Dates C 900 (890 to 911)
Languages Coptic
Materials Parchment
Places Al Fayyum, Egypt, Africa
Folios 49 Lines 28 Columns 2
Height 338 Width 228 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures 0 Large Miniatures 0 Small Miniatures 0
Binding Marguerite Duprez Lahey; current binding incorporates 2 single parchment flyleaves and two parchment leaves at fols. 50 and 51 that incorporate fragments from the ancient upper and lower pastedowns.
Other Info

Ancient binding: According to Petersen, upper and lower covers of leather and a portion of the back attached to the lower cover, over papyrus boards. Decoration: headpieces, tailpiece ornaments, marginal ornaments, paragraphus signs, signatures and page numbers, extended letters. Colors: moderate yellow (Centroid 87), orange (chemically altered). Written area ca. 267 x 187 mm. Divisions: Brown leather tabs fastened to center of fore-edge of fols 18, 38 at major divisions; ekthesis, reddened enlarged or greatly enlarged initial, and paragraphus sign setting off paragraphs; some passages, especially quotations, marked by a small reddened diple in margin of each line. Exceeding letters of last line of recto written below end of the line on fols, 2, 18, 24, 28, and 48, rarely on verso or below column a.; Morgan Lib M585
MIGRATION_ISSUE: 'Secondary Source' field in the legacy database was 'Corsair: the Online Catalog of the Pierpont Morgan Library'

Provenance Information
(No Date) Monastery of Saint Michael
(No Date) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
(No Date) Pierpont Morgan Library
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