Bible fragment.

Record ID: 
77287
Accession number: 
MS M.582, ff. i, 31, 32
Title: 
Bible fragment.
Created: 
[Egypt]
Credit: 
Purchased for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
33 leaves (2 columns, 35-36 lines), bound : vellum, ill.
Provenance: 
Monastery of Saint Michael (Dayr al-Malāk Mīkhāʾil); found in 1910 near the village of Hamuli, Fayyūm Province, Egypt, at the site of the Monastery of Saint Michael; purchased in Paris in 1911 for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Arthur Sambon, a dealer acting in behalf of a consortium of owners including a certain J. Kalebdian; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms.; five fragments from three leaves of one or two parchment codexes; written in Egypt.
Fragments of Mark 12:37b-13:9 and Mark 14.
Sizes: a) 208 x 82 mm.; b) 24 x 15 mm.; c) 246 x 210 mm.; d) 66 x 36 mm.; e) 114 x 152 mm
Formerly used as the upper (a and b) and lower (c, d, e) pastedowns of Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.582.
Currently inlaid in parchment and bound with Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.582.

Language: 
Coptic, the Faiyumic dialect
Classification: