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Manuscript; Single vellum bifolio of Besa's Life of Shenoute; Sahidic script recto and verso.
- 9thC (Based on comparison with Hamouli Library (Shore 1979))
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 61 centimetres (frame)
- Width: 38 centimetres (frame)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus: charred, cockled, fractured, fragmentary, insect attack, loss Iron gall ink (loss) Adhered: glass Pigments Tabbed: courtplaster Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: cloth Object Priority: B Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: B Curatorial condition comment: incomplete - lacunae
- Associated Title: Life of Shenoute
Registered in 1971 (see Shore 1979).
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA69474
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