“Folio with Dove on an Omega”
Folio 73v in a Coptic manuscript containing the Katameros, or liturgical proceedings. A small, freestanding dove sits on top of the letter omega. Text written in Sahidic.
Black and red ink on vellum.
Made in the 10th century at the White Monastery in Fatimid Egypt. Currently held at the National Library of France.

Folio with Dove on an Omega

Folio 73v in a Coptic manuscript containing the Katameros, or liturgical proceedings. A small, freestanding dove sits on top of the letter omega. Text written in Sahidic.

Black and red ink on vellum.

Made in the 10th century at the White Monastery in Fatimid Egypt. Currently held at the National Library of France.