Facsimile Model of the binding and text block of Mich. Ms. 166, a seventh-century codex containing a miscellany of biblical and ascetic texts. 9.7 x 8.5 cm.
Parchment manuscript bound in a dark red-brown goatskin over laminated papyrus boards, with a single “string bag” wrapping band extending from the fore edge of the upper cover and finished with a decorated bone slip. The image shows the manuscript unwrapped. 9.7 x 8.5 cm.