Unidentified literary fragments.
Purchased for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
10 fragments from multiple leaves : vellum, ill. ; varying sizes
Found at the White Monastery of Sohāg (Dayr al-Abayḍ); bought by Henri Hyvernat on behalf of J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in Cairo in Feb. 1912 from an Arab dealer named Ali; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Fragments from an unidentified manuscript, written in Egypt.
Text: Probably all in Sahidic.
Measurements: Fragments are tiny; the largest measures 37 x 36 mm.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ? mm
Superlineation: ? Punctuation: ? Tremas?
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines, or catchwords.
Related fragments possibly include: 1 or more of the major fragments from the Hyvernant purchase of 1912 (MS M.664A.1-6, MS M.664B.1-45)
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect