GEOLOGICAL HISTORY & NILE FLOODING

MS 2931
MS Short Title GEOLOGICAL HISTORY & NICE FLOODING
Text GEOLOGICAL HISTORY AND FLOODINGS OF THE NILE AROUND CANOPUS
Description MS in Greek on papyrus, Egypt, 2nd c., 1 partial f. and 2 fragments of a scroll, 25x11 cm, 1 column remaining, column width ca. 6,5, (20x10 cm), 36 lines in a fine Greek uncial.
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Provenance 1. G.A. Michaïlidis, Cairo (ca. 1955); 2. Private collector, Frankfurt; 3. Bruce Ferrini, Akron, Ohio.
Commentary
Published 1. J. Drescher in Bulletin de la Société Royale d'Archéologie d' Alexandris, No. 38, 1949; 2. D.S. Crawford, ed.: Papyri Michaelidae, being a catalogue of the Greek and Latin papyri, tablets and ostraca in the library of Mr. G.A. Michaïlidis of Cairo. The Egypt Exploration Society. Aberdeen University press, 1955, no 4.
Exhibited The Norwegian Institute of Palaeography and Historical Philology (PHI), Oslo, 13.10.2003-06.2005.
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See also MS 187, Exodus, Egypt, mid 4th c.

Place of origin Egypt
Dates 2c AD

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