Amherst Coptic Papyrus 19.3.

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Amh. Copt. Pap. 19.3
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 19.3.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
1 pane of glass containing 1 papyrus fragment ; 198 x 146 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 fragments of what appears to be an encomium on St. Apa Moui; written in Egypt.
Text: Apa Moui suffers martyrdom together with Apa Herọụọ[j].
Edited and translated by Crum.
Written area ca. 147 x 107 mm. Division: Ekthesis, slightly enlarged initial, and paragraphus sign (obelus or simple horizontal stroke) setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright; apostraphes. 10 lines = ca. 86 mm
Superlineation: Connective? Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines, or catchwords.

Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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