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Papyrus Fragments from a Lectionary
Geography:Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Medium:Papyrus with ink
Dimensions:Framed: 8 9/16 x 5 5/8 in. (21.7 x 14.3 cm)
Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1914
Not on view
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Inscription: in Greek
From Tombs 65-66 of the Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Museum excavations, 1913–14. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1914.
Crum, W. E., and H. G. Evelyn-White. The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. II. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. no. 583, p. 301.
Gampel, Alan. "Papyrological Evidence of Musical Notation from the 6th to the 8th Centuries." Musica Disciplina 57 (2012). pp. 13–14, fig. 4a.
Gampel, Alan. "The Origins of Musical Notation in the Abrahamic Religious Traditions." In Age of Transition: Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World, edited by Helen C. Evans. New York: Yale University Press, 2015. pp. 148-149, fig. 1a, b.
Artist:Date: 500–700, modern restoration Accession Number: 14.6.222 Date:500–700, modern restorationMedium:Terracotta decorated with red, white and dark brown slipAccession:14.6.222On view in:Gallery 302