Amh. Copt. Pap. 29.2-3
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 29.2-3.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
1 pane of glass containing 2 papyrus fragments ; 170 x 188 mm, 144 x 78 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).
Narrative Fragments concerning Visits to Anchorites in the Desert.
Manuscript fragments from three leaves of a papyrus codex concerning a visit to Apa Hermias and the Nubians Thara and Iakōb (?); written in Egypt.
Edited and translated into English by Crum.
Written area ca. 170 x ? mm
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 93 mm
Superlineation: Connective? Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.
Decoration: page numbers with horizontal rule above and below.
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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