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Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 304

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Inventory Number Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 304
Publication Number I. Syene 1 304
Current Location in situ
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details Temple os Isis, Aswan, inside of the main entrance, on the northern wall
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bresciani, Edda
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type graffito
Dating of Object 6th century CE
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments incised
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) One word following a cross. One line.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 1
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 320
Column Height (in mm) 105


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | names
Summary of Content A cross and then the name Shenoute, a form based on the Greek variation of this name.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
1 Senoute
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
19010 man Senoute / Shenute ⲥⲏⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ Coptic




DatasetID 309613
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 144456
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309613 (= Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 304), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.