Amherst Coptic Papyrus 18.

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Record ID: 
77265
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Amh. Copt. Pap. 18
Title: 
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 18.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
Description: 
1 pane of glass containing 1 papyrus fragment ; 197 x 139 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 leaf fragment from the martyrdom of St. Psote (Psate); written in Egypt.
Edited and translated into English by Crum. See also Orlandi.
Divisions: Slightly enlarged initial setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright uncials. 10 lines = ca. 104 mm
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.

Language: 
Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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