"[Coptic-Arabic Manuscript Leaf]", Anon.
Period: 1620 (circa)
9.2 x 13 inches
23.4 x 33 cm
Rare leaf from a Coptic-Arabic Lectionary written in Egypt in the early part of the 17th century. The leaf is embellished with superb Coptic decoration with a bold, colorful header and a fish motif. The text is written in two columns, Coptic with an Arabic translation, in black, red and yellow ink.
Scattered spotting, mostly in margins.