Model is from a late 14th century Slavonic manuscript.
Egg tempera and gold leaf on vellum.
Greek letters in title are abbreviation for "Holy" or "Saint" and "Mark." The words on the scroll are written in Church Slavonic, the liturgical language of the Slavic people and parts of the Eastern Orthodox Church. "In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, was was baptized by John in the Jordan." (Mark1:9)
Dimensions: 8 X 6.3 inches