Amherst Coptic Papyrus 2.1-3.

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77252
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Amh. Copt. Pap. 2.1-3
Title: 
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 2.1-3.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
1 pane of glass containing 3 papyrus fragments ; 79 x 59 mm, 126 x 164 mm, 133 x 117 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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Manuscript fragments from three leaves of a papyrus codex Bible lectionary; written and decorated in Egypt.
Texts: Fragments from a Biblical lectionary containing the verses Psalms 28:8, 50:7-9, 97:1-2, 107:2-5, Ephesians 5:17-20 and Titus 2:11 (?). All verses are fragmentary.
Edited by Crum.
Written area ? x ca. 125 mm. Divisions: Title in red, dividers (sometimes string of horizontal S-signs), and reddened enlarged initial setting off paragraphs (1 instance in fragment 1r; an obelus left of divider?); title on the recto of fragment 3 preceded to the left by a triple dash-and-two-diple divider.
Script: Upright; apostrophes. 10 lines = ca. 96 mm
Superlineation: Connective? Punctuation: ?Tremas.
Collation: No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.
Decoration: red (chemically altered).

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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