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Coptic Liturgical Codex

Wealthier monasteries would have possessed manuscripts even after the Arab conquest of the region in the mid-600s. Coptic, the latest stage of the Egyptian language, is written with the Greek alphabet, suppleme... more

Coptic Prayer Codex

The Metropolitan Museum acquired the book of Coptic prayers following excavations by a Museum team at the site of the Syrian Monastery (Deir al-Surian) in the region of Wadi an-Natrun in Egypt in 1919. It is no... more

Photographic Facsimiles of the Remains of the Epistles of Clement of Rome. Made from the Unique Copy Preserved in the Codex Alexandrinus.

In 1853 Fenton was hired as the first official "Photographer to the British Museum." Eager, in his own words, "to be connected with so useful an application of the photographic art," he made thousands of photog... more