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Partial Psalter, 126 fragmentary leaves
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Partial Psalter, 126 fragmentary leaves

Partial Psalter, 126 fragmentary leaves

Medium:
Ink on vellum
Dimensions:
H x W (approx. original size of leaves): 8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Fayyum, Egypt
Topic:
Christianity, Egypt, Biblical Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
5th century?
Accession Number:
F1908.32
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1908 Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1908 [1] From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi in Giza, Egypt, in May 1908 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] 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. [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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