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Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 305

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Inventory Number Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 305
Publication Number I. Syene 1 305
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bresciani, Edda
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type graffito
Dating of Object 6th century or later
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) 130
Column Height (in mm) 35


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | names
Summary of Content A cross and then a name: Menas.
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
1ϯ ⲙⲏⲛⲁⲥ
side 1
1 Menas
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
19025 man Menas ⲙⲏⲛⲁⲥ Coptic




DatasetID 309615
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 144458
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309615 (= Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 305), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.