Bilingual Psalter fragment
Purchased for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
1 fragment from 1 leaf (probably 1 column) : vellum, ill. ; 52 x 71 mm
Brought to a dealer in Luxor from Hū, ancient Diospolis Parva, according to Archibald Henry Sayce, who saw the manuscript at Luxor before its acquisition; purchased by Lord Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney, in the winter of 1905-1906; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Manuscript fragment from a bilingual Psalter, written in Egypt.
Conservation: Mounted in a glass frame.
Text: A fragment from a bilingual Psalter (Greek on versos and Coptic translation on facing rectos) containing (recto) Psalms 9:3-4, and (verso) 9:12-13. All verses are fragmentary. Septuagintal text.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 72 mm.
Superlineation: ? Punctuation: ? Tremas?
Collation: ? No remains of signature, quire ornament, monogram, headline, or catchword.
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect, and Greek