Amherst Coptic Papyrus 12.3.

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352102
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Amh. Copt. Pap. 12.3
Title: 
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 12.3.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
Description: 
1 pane of glass containing 1 papyrus fragment ; 257 x 138 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).
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Amh. Copt. Pap. 12: Manuscript fragments from three leaves of a papyrus codex which contain a dialogue (Erōtapokrisis?); written in Egypt.
Contains questions by Anatolius and Militius (i.e. Meletius?) are answered by Ba[---] (suggested by Crum to be Bachius). Edited and translated into English by Crum.
Divisions: Paragraphus sign (obelus) setting off paragraphs; no initials.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 117 mm
Superlineation: ? Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.
Decoration: extended letter.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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