Meier, C. A. (Carl Alfred), 1903-; Portraits; Gospel of truth; Nag Hammadi codices. I; Manuscript studies
C. A. Meier, Director of the Jung Institute in Zurich, looking at the incipit of the Gospel of Truth, the Jung Codex (Nag Hammadi Codex I), papyrus page 16 with Nag Hammadi Codex I, papyrus page 15 visible on the other side.
Meier, C. A. (Carl Alfred), 1903-; Labib, Pahor; Robinson, James McConkey, 1924-; Portraits, Group; Matḥaf al-Qiḅtī (Cairo, Egypt); Page, George H.
C.A. Meier, Director Emeritus of the Jung Institute; James Robinson; George H. Page, American patron of the Jung Institute who funded the acquisition of the Jung Codex; and Pahor Labib in front of the Coptic Museum.
Coptic manuscripts (Papyri); Papyrus; Nag Hammadi codices. V; Case bindings (gathered matter components)
Negative number 307. Envelope labeled "Close up of cartonnage Codex V". Photo has a scale and one label reading "307", both located in the upper left corner. Close up image of the inside-cover and cartonnage of Codex 5.
This is a fairly well known Christian burial shroud from Oxyrhynchus with a Greek inscription that parallels a portion of Gospel of Thomas saying 5: "Jesus says, There is nothing buried that will not be raised.' " A couple points are especially...
Codex I (the Jung Codex) cartonnage referring to Diospolis Parva and Chenoboskia: dios, line 1, and Dio;~ povl(ew~) peri; Chnob(ovskia), line 4. There is a reference to a guild "chairman (proestwv~) from the same village (kwvnh)," line 7.
Coptic manuscripts (Papyri); Manuscript studies; Case bindings (gathered matter components); Nag Hammadi codices. I
Codex I (the Jung Codex) with the cartonnage in the inside of the front cover. The papyrus reused to stiffen the cover mentions Chenoboskeia. Photograph was taken by Jean Doresse in the home of Maria Dattari.