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Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 306

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Inventory Number Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 306
Publication Number I. Syene 1 306
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 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 cross and a name after that. One line.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 1
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 170
Column Height (in mm) 60


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | names
Summary of Content One cross and a personal name after that: 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 309617
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 144460
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309617 (= Graff. Isis Temple I. Syene 1 306), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.