Amherst Coptic Papyrus 10.4-5.

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Amh. Copt. Pap. 10.4-5
Amherst Coptic Papyrus 10.4-5.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1914) in 1912.
1 pane of glass containing 3 papyrus fragments ; 115 x 138 mm, 132 x 136 mm
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).

Manuscript fragment from a Homily on Riches and on St. Michael Archangel attributed to Peter of Alexandria; written in Egypt.
Verso is true recto.--Cf. van Lantschoot, 1934, p. 23, n. 29.
Homily on riches and on St. Michael Archangel, attributed to Peter of Alexandria, edited and translated into English by Crum, 1913, 56-57, no. 10, f. 5.
Divisions: Slightly enlarged initial, and paragraphus sign (simple diple) setting off paragraphs.
Script: Upright. 10 lines = ca. 88 mm
Superlineation and Punctuation: ? Tremas.
Collation: ? No remains of signatures, quire ornaments, monograms, headlines or catchwords.

Coptic, the Sahidic dialect
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