Cairo, Coptic Museum, 702


Other shelfmark(s): Graf 729; Macomber CMB-12 8

Physical description: paper, 31.1 × 21.5 cm., 467 fol., 2 col.

Language(s): Arabic

Date: 17th cent.

Provenance: unknown


Apocalypse of Paul (CANT 325; fol. 197f.)

Book of the Rolls (listed as the Book of Clement) (fol. 228f.)

Arabic Infancy Gospel (CANT 58; fol. 1v–49v)

Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; fol. 104r-106v; in Syriac)

Additional Contents: works by Ephrem and Philoxenus of Mebbug, the canonical epistles of James and 1 Timothy, and others.


Graf, George. Catalogue de manuscrits arabes chrėtiens conserveės au Caire. Studi e testi 63. Vatican: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1934.

Macomber, William F. Final Inventory of the Microfilmed Manuscripts of the Coptic Museum, Old Cairo, Egypt. 4 vols. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 1995. (Note, page for this manuscript missing from the scan).

Simaika, Marcus H. Catalogue of the Coptic and Arabic manuscripts in the Coptic museum, the Patriarchate, the principal churches of Cairo and Alexandria and the monasteries of Egypt. 3 vols. Cairo: Government Press, 1939–1942.

Other online databases: none

Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (, 23 June 2017.