Gospel of Mark fragments

Record ID: 
112437
Accession number: 
MS M.590, f. i (bottom fragmen
Title: 
Gospel of Mark fragments
Created: 
Egypt.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
2 leaves (2 columns, 30+ lines) : vellum
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. leaves from a parchment codex that was formerly used as part of the upper and lower pastedowns of the manuscript now known as Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.590; probably written and decorated in Egypt before Aug. 29, 893.
The leaves are not successive--Cf. Depuydt.
Text: Mark 9:33b-39a; 9:40b-43; 9:45b-10:1a; 10:1b-10:8a; 13:19b-23a; 13:25-30a; 13:32-26; 14:1-4a.
Terminus date from Depuydt.
Size: f. i: 242 x 231 mm.; f. 69: 256 x 196 mm
Bound with Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.590.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect.
Classification: