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Vessel Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum 939.7.34

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Inventory Number Vessel Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum 939.7.34
Publication Number lamp SB 24, 16308 Hayes 515
Current Location Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum
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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Egyptian Exploration Society
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Mond, Sir Edmond
Certainty: high


Object Type vessel
Dating of Object Mediaeval Coptic period, 6th century
Dating between 500 and 600
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments other
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting inscription on oil lamp, printed in clay
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 1
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title inscription on oil lamp
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content inscription on oil lamp
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity
Comment on Religion Christogramm



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 --- ΤΑΥΡΟΣ
1--- Tauros
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
32495 man ---tauros (lamp) ΤΑΥΡΟΣ (not identified)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
500 CE 600 CE palaeographical dating;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 309564
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 106898
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309564 (= Vessel Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum 939.7.34), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.