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Volume / Number: 11 / 1651

CLA 1651
  • Salem, Ore. USA Prewitt-Allen Archaeological Museum without number [palimpsest new]
Script Uncial
Date V (401 - 500)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain, presumably a centre in the East. To be compared with the uncial of the palimpsest in London Oriental MS 4717 (5) B (CLA 2.206). Acquired in 1953 by Mr Robert S. Allen from a dealer in Egyptian antiquities.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 109378
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Vetus, Libri sapientales (Coptic, Sap 11.4–15).
Script Commentary

Script is regular uncial of not quite the oldest type: B has a small upper bow which rises somewhat above the line; then hasta of E is central; the bows of M are rounded.


☛Formerly Salem, Western Baptist College without number [palimpsest new].

Last modified 29 July 2017