Amherst Coptic Papyrus 24.6-7.

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Amh. Copt. Pap. 24.6-7
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 24.6-7.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
1 pane of glass containing 2 papyrus fragments ; 130 x 150 mm, 140 x 160 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 fragment from a papyrus codex life or encomium on St. Pachomius; written and decorated in Egypt.
Text edited and translated into English by Crum; edited (1933) and translated into French (1943) by Lefort.
Division: Slightly enlarged initial and paragraphus sign (zeta-shaped coronis) setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 86-104 mm
Superlineation: Connective? Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: Signed on first and last page of the quire, top inner margin. Monogram. No quire ornaments, headlines or catchwords.
Decoration: paragraphus signs, signatures.
According to Lefort (1933), related fragments include: Strasbourg 223.

Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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