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Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 17.5 cm (5 1/2 x 6 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Genizah, Egypt
Date:
1043
Period:
Fatimid period
Provenance:
To 1908
Ali Arabi, to 1908 [1]
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt in May 1908 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, Biblical Manuscripts Section, S.I. 1469, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see W. H. Worrell: The Coptic Manuscripts in the Freer Collection; University of Michigan Humanistic Series, Vol. X (1923), Part I, pp. ix, xiii-xxvi.
[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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Ali Arabi (ca. 1840-1932) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
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Fatimid period (909 - 1171)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.44qq
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38e1b414b-080e-45d4-a514-d72e89a2e6df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.44qq