Amherst Coptic Papyrus 14.

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Record ID: 
77260
Accession number: 
Amh. Copt. Pap. 14
Title: 
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 14.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
Description: 
1 pane of glass containing 1 papyrus fragment ; 136 x 184 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).
Notes: 

Manuscript leaf fragment from a papyrus codex of perhaps an Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles; written in Egypt.
Text: Andrew is mentioned. Edited and translated into English by Crum.
Written area ? x ca. 142 mm. Divisions: Ekthesis, slightly enlarged initial, and paragraphus sign (zeta-shaped coronis on recto) setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 46 mm
Superlineation and Punctuation: ? Tremas?
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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