Oxhead with eyes and nostrils with single-line rod and flower above, similar to Piccard II:3, nr 218.
A 245 consist of a single quire, which probably has been detached from a larger text. The binding threads are missing.
Modern foliation in pencil. Secundo folio: sibi sine mora
The booklet is in bad shape. The leaves are torn at the edges and frail. Almost all leaves also suffer from water damage, but the text is still legible. The first and last leaves are considerably darker than the rest, which indicates the booklet has been kept in its current shape for some time.
Chapter titles added in the margin by the scribe and possibly also by other hands (these are sometimes framed and touched in red).
Corrections in the margin by the scribe or a similar hand.
Main text in black ink, capitals touched in red, rubrics either in red or underlined in red.
(ff. 1r–2r): Plain initials over 2 lines in red. (ff. 6v–11v): space reserved for initials, sometimes marked with guide letters.
19th century cardbord folder. Binding consist of two separate folders, one placed inside the other. Outer_cover_outside:, in brown ink:‘ A 245’.; in black ink: ‘Visio Tundali’; National Library modern ex libris. Inner_cover_outside, in black ink by a 19th century hand: ‘Omtalas i Sv. Forn. Skr. Sällsk. Handl. 1.2.’;‘ Visio Tundali alias Tungalli, Militis Hiberniensis De Penis (Poenis) inferni et gloria paradisi auctore marcho monacho an.Dom. mcxlic’.; In ?pna? relatione Hibernia describitur, Acherontis partes transeuntur, Paradisi provinciole visuntur, Et quidam ?-fristinus?, Reges illi Donathus, Conchaber, Cormachus, Hominesque Sancti Partricius, Aremathanus, Malachi, Danus, et Ruadanus
breviter commemorantur.; chartaceus (codex): Paginas habet xxiv. Stockholm Junii 1842 ?L.S.?
Germany?, 15th century. Origin and dating based on watermark.
Eary provenance unknown. The text has been in Sweden since at least 1700. The booklet was probably originally part of a larger manuscript, but the first known evidence for its provenance lists it in its current shape. This evidence is the catalogue of the Antiquties Archive from 1700 (U 91:2a, formerly 91:3), where it is listed as ‘No 17’.
In the list of manuscripts transferred from the Antiquities Archive (U 125e:3) it is listed as ‘No 24’. The signum ‘19’, the deleted signum on f. 1r, has not been indentified.