Central bifolium slightly damaged. The cut along the borders caused the lost of contents, mainly at the bottom. There is a big stain on A verso but the rest of the contents are clearly readable. The set of pricks is still visible in the internal side. The fragment was used as book cover.
Size: Bifolium 427-433 x 302-311 mm; Leaf A 213-218 x 302-311 mm; Leaf B 211-214 x 302-311 mm. Text area: two columns of 92-98 x 302-311 mm. 29 text lines mainly with music.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Plain initials in red or black. Display script in red. Text and notation in black. Aquitanian neums on a red line.
Inscriptions and marks:
Ar: "91" in red ink (modern hand); "Caixa 284, n ° 7" blue ink (modern hand). Bv: a vertical inscription runs in the space between the two columns "Santa Maria Magdalena da Serra [...]".
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 284 - 165 – Número 7 – Tombo de Santa Maria Madalena dos Arcos, 1546".
COSTA Avelino Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.