H x W (approx. original size of leaves): 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in)
Christianity, Egypt, Biblical Manuscripts
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1908 Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1908  From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi in Giza, Egypt, in May 1908  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Miscellaneous List, Biblical Manuscripts Section, S.I. 1469, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see W. H. Worrell: The Coptic Manuscripts in the Freer Collection; University of Michigan Humanistic Series, Vol. X (1923), Part I, pp. ix, xiii-xxvi.  See note 1.  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.
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