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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Ancient Manuscript Review 123 : Antique Aramaic Syriac Garshuni Christian Manuscript ( 17th Century CE)

This is a very rare Syriac manuscript acquired from Turkey. It is written in Syriac Serto script.  .

I welcome anyone who has any knowledge of this script & manuscript to shed some lights.

Title Page :Unknown
Content    :  Christian content
Date         : 17th CE
Copyist    : Anonymous
Patron      : Nil
Origin      : Diyerbakir, Turkey
Place acquired : Istanbul
Illuminations : Nil
Calligraphy : Syriac Serto
Number of lines :26 lines per page
Inks          : Main text in black with some headings in red
Punctuation: Diacritical marks in black
Frame       :  Nil
History of Manuscript : from a private library in Diyerbakir
Number of folios : 96 ff
Support of writing : yellowish laid paper
Gatherings : N/A
Catchwords :bottom left on recto page
Dimensions : 22.0 cm x 16.0 cm
Binding   : Leather covers
Estimated Market Price :
Purchased Price : USD
Remarks :

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