New Syriac mss finds in the Nitrian desert

An article in the Evangelical Textual Criticism blog points up a find of another stray page from British Library Additional 12150, which dates from 411 AD.

The manuscript was bought from the Monastery of the Syrians (Deir al-Suryani) (St. Mary Deipara) in the Nitrian desert by Archdeacon Henry Tattam in the 1840′s, but his agent kept trying to cheat him. However this page was clearly a stray, and has been found in the monastery.

Details can be read at this link:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/found-at-last-the-worlds-oldest-missing-page-783378.html

and this:
http://www.forbes.com/2002/05/29/0529conn.html

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