France, possibly Lexeuil, 8th century.
1 leaf (2 columns, 28 lines) : vellum ; 320 x 250 mm
Used in an old German binding, removed and repaired with bits of old German documents; purchased from H.P. Kraus in Feb. 1948.
Ms. single leaf from a Bible; written in France, possibly at Luxeuil, in the 8th century.
Text: Jeremiah II.13 to Lamentations III.12.
Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.798 is another leaf from this Bible--Cf. PML files.
See the "Catalogue of twenty western illuminated manuscripts from the fifth to the fifteenth century from the library at Donaueschingen," 1982, p. 17-19 for illustrations of other leaves from this Bible--Cf. PML files.
Matted; formerly in red niger folder.