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Bible – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 751 – 800 CE · Ireland · 230 x 170 mm


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 620
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A single leaf containing Lk 16.27-17.26, cut down for use in a binding. Written in an Irish majuscule script of the second half of the 8th century. The writing is in one column in black ink. The surviving part is 23 x 17 cm, and contains 25 lines of text on each side, imperfect at the gutter end. The verso is very much faded. In a cover (formerly guarded in, now loose) of quarter vellum and decorated paper.

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