4.3 Latin Book Scripts

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MS in Latin on vellum, Germany?, ca. 900, 23 lines in a sloping Carolingian minuscule by an Insular scribe, 8 lines of rustic capitals, letters in the 2 first words in large capitals in painted gold, a full page initial F, in red with interlace ornament infilled with green and red.
MS in Latin on bronze, Roma, 7 January 246, 23 lines in rustic Latin capitals, 2 holes through the tablet for a wire that originally bound the two tablets together, secured with the seals of the 7 witnesses.
MS in Latin on bronze, Roma, 26 February 70, 2 tabellas (complete), 2 holes through each tablet with the wire that binds the two tablets together, originally secured with the seals of the 7 witnesses, 2 holes with complete hinge wires.
MS in Etruscan on bronze, Vulchi, Etruria, Italy, mid 4th c. BC, 1 mirror, diam. 18 cm, engraved names in Etruscan script, with engravings of high quality of the Judgement of Paris from Homer's Iliad.