Folio from a Service-book: recto, St. Matthew, IX, 6 and 8; X, 37-42; verso, X, 42-XI, 1; IX, 27-33

Historical period(s)
9th-10th century
Ink on Parchment
H x W: 26.5 x 18 cm (10 7/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Detached manuscript folio

Christianity, Greece

To 1909
Arvanitakas, Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Arvanitakas in Cairo, Egypt, in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1489, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Previous Owner(s)

Arvanitakas (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Henry A. Sanders. Some Greek Fragments in the Freer Collection. vol. 34, no. 1/4 Atlanta. pp. 191-192.
  • Kenneth W. Clark. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America. Chicago. p. 206.
  • Seymour de Ricci W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. 3 vols., New York, 1935-1940. cat. 8, p. 468.
Collection Area(s)
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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