Unidentified literary fragments.

Record ID: 
112436
Accession number: 
MS M.590, ff. i (3 top fragmen
Title: 
Unidentified literary fragments.
Created: 
Egypt.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
3 leaves : vellum, ill.
Provenance: 
Monastery of Saint Michael (Dayr al-Malāk Mīkhāʾil); found in 1910 near the village of Hamuli, Fayyūm Province, Egypt, at the site of the Monastery of Saint Michael; purchased in Paris in 1911 for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Arthur Sambon, a dealer acting in behalf of a consortium of owners including a certain J. Kalebdian; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. fragmentary leaves that were used as the part of the upper (i (3 top fragments)) and lower (69, 70) pastedowns of the manuscript now known as Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.590; probably written and decorated before Aug. 29, 893.
Terminus date from Depuydt.
Sizes: i: a) 23 x 12 mm., b) 21 x 23 mm. c) 55 x 54 mm.; 69: 43 x 46 mm.; 70: 9x 10 mm
Decoration: color: red (chemically altered).
Bound with Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.590.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect.
Classification: