For those who are curious about the Armenian scrolls, we’re posting two galleries of photos: #1656 (this post) and #2089. These were taken by our conservator, Kristen St. John, as part of her pre-treatment planning and documentation. We’ll follow up with a post on some of our observations about specific conservation needs and interesting features. If you have questions or observations, please click the “read the rest of this entry” link to see all the photos and leave a comment.
The complete set of recto images for scroll #1656 follows: