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Ostr. London, BM EA 26532

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Collection London, British Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. London, BM EA 26532
Publication Number O. Brit. Mus. Copt. 1, 58 pl. 44/4
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1890 and 1890
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Chester, Greville John
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Mallon, Alexis SJ


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken on all sides.
Comments on Object with drawing

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) There is a drawing with strong black lines on the fragment. Remnants of 3 lines of writing can be seen, only very vaguely. The ink of the drawing is much better preserved.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Cursive document hand, but very faded.
Existing Pictorial Elements fragmentary drawing over text
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) x+100
Column Height (in mm) x+35
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Vague. In the last line "to Daniel (...)oros."
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ⲉ̣ⲓⲛⲉ ϣⲣⲟ
3ⲉⲇⲁⲛⲓⲏⲗ ⲣⲟⲇⲱⲣⲟⲥ
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DatasetID 307715
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 82669
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307715 (= Ostr. London, BM EA 26532), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.