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Monday, April 27, 2015

Private acquisition of NT papyrus (P.Oxy. XIII 1596 = NT P28)

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Gifford Combs, the new owner, is investment broker, and philanthropist, donating to exhibitions (2005: The Cambridge Illuminations)  2006: In the Beginning: Bibles before the Year 1000, 2008: The Prayer Book of Claude de France, a ms. he helped acquire ), serving on The Council of the Friends of the Bancroft Library 2002-3 1997-98, and of the Institute for Advanced Study 2007-8). His private collection also has a bifolium from the Cairo Genizah containing a copy of Sirach in Hebrew.