Egypt, 15th or 16th century.
Gift of Charles K. Wilkinson in 1966.
14 leaves (1 column, 24 lines) : paper, ill. ; 324 x 220 mm
The monastery of Dayr al-Suryān in the Wādī al-Naṭrūn, Egypt.
Ms. written and decorated in Egypt in the 15th or 16th century.
Decoration: written in black and red ink; numerous large penwork initials, one with a head.
Collation is I8, II6; the original foliation indicates that the first 31 leaves of the manuscript are missing and that the manuscript had at least 318 leaves, and that 273 leaves are missing between the present fol. 8 and 9--Cf. Seventeenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974.
late uncial bookhand
Bohairic dialect of Coptic, with some chapter headings in Arabic