"[Coptic/Arabic Lectionary Leaf]", Anon.
Period: 1600 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
6.3 x 9.8 inches
16 x 24.9 cm
Rare, early 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. The text is written in two columns, Coptic with an Arabic translation, in black, red and yellow ink.
A sound example with some faint stains.