This manuscript bears traces of a psalm written in the Coptic Sahidic dialect. The Psalms of the Old Testament are attributed to David the Prophet and King of Israel.
The Book of Psalms consists of 151 psalms, the majority of which were believed to be written by David the Prophet. There is an alleged similarity between the Song of Akhenaten and Psalm 104.
The Coptic language has several dialects including Faiyumic, Menfi, Sahidic, Akhmimic, and Bohairic, the dialect of the Delta.
This piece is written in the Sahidic dialect, that of the South or Upper Egypt. The psalms are often sung in church to various tunes or settings.