Folio II from a Ms. of the Gospels: Recto: the descent from the Cross; outline drawing with traces of color on a gold ground (much worn). Verso: Portrait of St. John; traces of color on a gold ground (worn). Text in red ink: index to Gospel.
Collection Area: Biblical Manuscripts
The Epistles of Paul (fragmentary): eighty four leaves with legible writing plus 168 fragments; stored in separate envelopes. Upright, square uncial script in brown ink; traces of additions of red ink in titles; one column to a page.
The Four Gospels, in one volume, bound in painted board covers (F1906.297-298). Small, sloping uncial writing in dark brown ink; one column; 30 lines to the page; 372 written pages on 187 leaves. For a full description, see Sanders, Henry A.: Washington Manuscript of the Gospels; University of Michigan Humanistic Series, Vol. IX, Part l.