Unidentified literary fragment.

Accession number: 
MS M.601, fol. 1
Unidentified literary fragment.
Purchased by J. P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1916.
2 fragments from 1 leaf : vellum, ill. ; Item A, 28 x 25 mm; Item B, 249 x 51 mm
Part of a lot purchased in 1916 by Francis Willey Kelsey (1858-1927) on behalf of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) through the agency of Dr. David L. Askren, an American missionary and physician residing in the Fayyūm.

Fragments from an unidentified manuscript, written in Egypt.
Formerly reused as part of the upper pastedown of MS M.601. Other fragments from various mss reused formerly as pastedowns in MS M.601are: MS M.601, fol. 2, 12 (catalogued together), 3, and 11.
Text: The remains of a text at the margins of the columns. Too brief and illegible to allow description. Possibly in Sahidic, since the other parts of the pastedowns of MS M.601 contain Sahidic texts.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 72 mm
Superlineation: ? Punctuation: ? Tremas?
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines, or catchwords.

Coptic, possibly the Sahidic dialect