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Artefact ID20
TM IDTM 107878
Findspot (DEChriM ID)-   ()
Writing mediumUncertain
Text contentLiterary

Leuven, KU Leuven 7 [Schüssler II/1 sa 175]

Papyrus fragment containing parts of Psalms 118:149-152 & 158-160 in Coptic (S). Destroyed in the fire of the library of Leuven University on June 17th, 1940.

Selection criteriaLiterary genre (Biblical), Coptic language
Date from300
Date to399
Dating criteria

Palaeography, Lefort compared the handwriting with Greek specimens of late 2nd s. to Byzantine, with an impression of being in the first half of that time frame

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context-
Accession number

Leuven, KU Leuven 7. Now lost (burned).

Schüssler sa 175 (Note that sa 175 in INTV Muenster refers to a different ms)


Editio princeps

• Lefort, L. Th. 1938. "Coptica Lovaniensia."  Le Muséon 51, 1-32: 8-9.

Additional bibliography

• Lefort, L. Th. 1940. Les manuscrits coptes de l'université de Louvain. Vol. I. Louvain: Bibliotheque de l'Université [no. 7].

• Schüssler, Karlheinz. 2012. Biblia Coptica: Die koptischen Bibeltexte II: Das sahidische Alte und Neue Testament, vollständiges Verzeichnis mit Standorten. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 127 [sa 175].

Mary Jane Cuyler, Matthias Müller, 2020, 2021
Suggested citation
Mary Jane Cuyler, Matthias Müller, 2020, 2021, "Artefact ID 20", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt,
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