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Source 1911 - Sambon, Arthur, 1867- - (No title) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # M582
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
Buyer(s) Pierpont Morgan Library
Manuscript Details
Titles Martyrdom St Phoebammon
Miscellany in honor of St. Phoebammon.
Authors Coluthus the Stylite
Manuscript Dates C 875 (865 to 886)
Languages Coptic
Materials Parchment
Places Al Fayyum, Egypt, Africa
Folios 32 Lines 35 Columns 2
Height 342 Width 259 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures 0 Large Miniatures 0 Small Miniatures 0
Binding Marguerite Duprez Lahey; current binding incorporates two parchment flyleaves that are conjugate with the current pastedowns and three fol. (i, 31, 32) that are fragments from the upper and lower ancient pastedowns inlaid in parchment; these fragments are
Other Info

In a Sahidic dialect; Decoration: headpieces, tailpiece ornaments, marginal ornaments, signatures and page numbers, extended letters; colors: strong reddish orange, moderate yellow. According to report the ancient binding consists of fragmentary upper and lower covers, and the greater portion of the back, of leather, over papyrus boards; rebound; Morgan Lib M582
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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2013-09-06 2:50pm
Catalogue of Coptic manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Leo Depuydt. Leuven : Uitgeverij Peeters, 1993, v. 1, no. 136; v. 2, plate 115, 241, 116, 242. Coptic bindings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Theodore C. Petersen, 1948.; PROV-UPDATE-MORG1