Folio from a Service-book; recto: St. Matthew text; Verso: St. Matthew and St. John text

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Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Ink on parchment
Dimensions
H x W: 26.4 x 19.3 cm (10 3/8 x 7 5/8 in)
Geography
Greece
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.1684
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Christianity, Greece
Provenance

To 1909
Arvanitakas, Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Arvanitakas in Cairo, Egypt, in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1489, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Arvanitakas (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Seymour de Ricci W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. 3 vols., New York, 1935-1940. cat. 9, p. 468.
  • Henry A. Sanders. Some Greek Fragments in the Freer Collection. vol. 34, no. 1/4 Atlanta. p. 192.
  • Kenneth W. Clark. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America. Chicago. pp. 207-208.
Collection Area(s)
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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