"[Lot of 3 - Coptic-Arabic Manuscript Leaves]", Anon.
Period: 1600 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
9.2 x 13 inches
23.4 x 33 cm
Three leafs from a manuscript Coptic-Arabic lectionary written in Egypt in the early part of the 17th century. The leaves are embellished with superb Coptic decoration, including a full-page, beautifully-designed cross and two large decorative initials marking the beginning of paragraphs. The text is written in two columns, Coptic with an Arabic translation, in black, red and yellow ink. A very rare, museum quality, manuscript
Some minor soil and candle wax.