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Source 1911 - Sambon, Arthur, 1867- - (No title) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # M578
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
Buyer(s) Pierpont Morgan Library
Manuscript Details
Titles Life of Samuel of Kalamun
Homily on Joseph
Jeremiah Apocryphon
Authors Isaac of Qalam (Presbyter)
Ephraem, Syrus, Saint, 303-373 (recorded as St Ephrem of Syria)
Manuscript Dates 893 (893 to 894)
Languages Coptic
Materials Parchment
Places Al Fayyum, Egypt, Africa
Folios 130 Lines 31 Columns 2
Height 338 Width 255 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures 0 Large Miniatures 0 Small Miniatures 0
Binding Marguerite Duprez Lahey; current binding incorporates two single parchment flyleaves.
Other Info

Decoration: Frontispieces (fragmentary) on fols. 1v and 2v: Paul within a decorative frame of vines (?). Headpiece on fol. 3v (too fragmentary to allow description). Marginal ornaments on tail of fol. 6r: bird. Pragraphus signs: coronis: budded, vine-scroll, both painted; obelus: horizontal surmounted by circle, aslo in pairs above and below initials. Page numbers: with double horizontal rule above and below, and often decorated with strokes. Extended letters. Colors: green, orange, yellow, all chemically altered.; Morgan Lib M578
MIGRATION_ISSUE: 'Secondary Source' field in the legacy database was 'Corsair: the Online Catalog of the Pierpont Morgan Library'

Provenance Information
(No Date) Monastery St. Michael, Egypt
(No Date) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
(No Date) Pierpont Morgan Library
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