Manuscript Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy written and decorated in Egypt, ca. 822/23-913/14.
Sewing repair at fol. 116.
A related manuscript is Hamouli I, the very fragmentary and badly damaged remains of a codex containing Genesis and Exodus, written by the same copyist; with little doubt it was once the twin volume of the present manuscript; Hamouli I was purchased for Louvain University in January 1936; it was destroyed May 17, 1940 in the Louvain University Library fire.
Written area ca. 289 x 219 mm. Divisions: Brown leather tab fastened to fore-edge of fols. 42 and 103 at major divisions of the codex; ekthesis and slightly enlarged initial setting off paragraphs; no paragraphus signs. Exceeding letters of last line of the page sometimes written below end of the line (on ca. 10 rectos and on fols. 110v and 118v at end of a quire).
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 85 mm
Superlineation: Non-standard. Punctuation: Raised dot in conjunction with a space. Tremas.
Collation: Signed on first and last page of the quire, top inner margin. No quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.
Decoration: headpieces, tailpiece ornaments, signatures, extended letters. Colors: none.