Dublin, Trin. Coll. [acq. 1998]
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DUBLIN, Trinity College Library
Coptic Lives of the Saints (fragments) – ms.
Dublin, Trin. Coll. [cote non spécifiée]

10th cent., Egypt (Fayyûm?). Coptic (Sahidic dialect)
8 pieces, various sizes from 90 x 60 mm to 43 x 38 mm, probably part of more than one book, written in a large calligraphic uncial. 4 pieces with parts of decorated initials and headpieces in interlaced knotwork designs

One piece with ornament on both sides is perhaps from the same manuscript life of Apa Samuel of which a leaf is in the J. Paul Getty Museum, MS.12

Auction: Sotheby's, London, 1 December 1998, lot 62

http://www.sothebys.com/app/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?live_lot_id=62&sale_number=LN8737

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