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: Fragment of two conjugate leaves from a Service-book: recto, St. Matthew, XV, 23-26; verso, St. Luke, XVIII, 11-13 : Fragment of two conjugate leaves from a Service-book: recto, St. Matthew, XV, 23-26; verso, St. Luke, XVIII, 11-13

Fragment of two conjugate leaves from a Service-book: recto, St. Matthew, XV, 23-26; verso, St. Luke, XVIII, 11-13

Type
Manuscript folio fragment
Historical period(s)
8th-9th century
Medium
Ink on parchment
Dimension(s)
H x W: 21.1 x 13 cm (8 5/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Geography
Greece
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.1683

To 1909
Arvanitakas, Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Arvanitakas in Cairo, Egypt, in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1489, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Arvanitakas (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Keyword(s)
Christianity, Greece
Collection(s) Area
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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