Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Rylands Papyri
Reference number:
Coptic Papyrus 20
Side:
recto
Image Number:
JRL040029tr
Image Title:
Palimpsest manuscript
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Religion
Description:
Palimpsest text 'a' is in two columns, the script small, square uncials; 2 Peter, i, 7 and ii, 1 in Greek are legible. Palimpsest text 'b' is at right angles to 'a' and is a 'Prayer referring to the Departed' in Coptic. Sa'idic dialect. Script of Zoega's 9th class.
Date created:
c. 6th century
Language:
grc
Language:
cop
Item height:
170 mm
Item width:
100 mm
Technique used:
Scripts (writing)
Support material:
Parchment
Notes:
In 'Brown Fragment Volume (Scrapbook)', fol.4.
Bibliography:
Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in The John Rylands Library, Manchester
Current repository:
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Former repository:
Bibliotheca Lindesiana
Type:
Text
Category:
Archives & Manuscripts
Sub-category:
Fragments: Liturgical
Image rights:
The University of Manchester Library
Work rights:
The University of Manchester Library
Image sequence number:
cop020r
Image technique:
Scanned from colour transparency by Gten, July 2004
Metadata language:
eng-GB

Palimpsest manuscript