Amherst Coptic Papyrus 3.7-8.

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Record ID: 
352090
Accession number: 
Amh. Copt. Pap. 3.7-8
Title: 
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 3.7-8.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
Description: 
1 pane of glass containing 2 papyrus fragments ; 155 x 204 mm, 142 x 163 mm
Provenance: 
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).
Notes: 

Manuscript fragments from nine leaves of a papyrus Enoch Apocryphon; written in Egypt.
Edited and translated into English by Crum and Pearson. See also Friedman.
Text of the present manuscript is not the same as the Ethiopic book of Enoch, the Slavonic book of Enoch or the Hebrew book of Enoch.
Divisions: Slightly enlarged major initial and paragraphus sign (seta-shaped coronis) setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 103 mm
Superlineation: Non-standard? Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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