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Nag Hammadi (Single Quire) Codex

Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Date: 
November 4, 2017
Sessions: 
1
Fee: 
tbd

A demonstration of how a Nag Hammadi Codex is constructed using non-leather, contemporary materials. Nag Hammadi codices (books) were discovered in 1945 by farmers in Egypt. They are 13 leather-bound volumes of 50 early Christian texts written in the mid-300 A.D. The bookbinding structure of this codex (single quire codex) helped to protect invaluable knowledge for over 1,500 years.

Registration Details: 

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 11:00-12:30pm and 2:00-3:30pm
Opus Art Supplies (Granville Island)
To register, please call - http://opusartsupplies.com/locations/granville-island