LITERARY TEXT WITH THE NAME OF CHRIST

MS 245/07
MS Short Title LITERARY TEXT WITH THE NAME OF CHRIST
Text CHRISTIAN LITERARY TEXT, WITH THE NAME OF CHRIST, FOR LITURGICAL PURPOSE
Description MS in Sahidic on limestone, Egypt, 7th c., 1 limestone, 22x17 cm, single column, 40 lines in a sloping Coptic uncial.
Context The collection of the renowned papyrologist Prof. Atiyah consisted of more than 677 papyri, mainly originating in Middle Egypt, including Oxyrhynchus and Fayum. The first part of 140 papyri (H.P. Kraus cat. 105(1961)), is now in Yale, Beinecke Library, while 242 Greek papyri is MS 244 and 295 Coptic papyri is MS 245 in The Schøyen Collection, see also MS 108.
Provenance 1. Aziz Suryal Atiyah, Utah (- ca. 1960); 2. H.P. Kraus Cat.126(1971):107
Commentary A rare and unusually long liturgical text on a rough slab of limestone, that will require more research.
See also MS 096, Antiphonal, France, late 9th c.
Place of origin Egypt
Dates 7c AD

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