This priceless manuscript represents the earliest complete Coptic psalter. It's two original polished covers, remnants of the leather spine, thongs and small bony peg, shaped like the key of life, are all preserved. This book of Psalms was discovered by archaeologists in the large, poor cemetery of Al-Mudil, 40 km northeast of Oxyrhynchos, a city famous in Graeco-Roman times, in a shallow grave under a young girl's head. It is the only biblical text discovered in an Egyptian tomb.
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