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Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 7717

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Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 7717
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 521
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Monneret de Villard, M.U.
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type tombstone
Dating of Object Arabic Period
Dating between 700 and 1000
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Top damaged. Two fragments of a stela, incomplete.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) First two lines missing, rest is damaged in places.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Regular uncials. A line under each text line and round the edges.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone of Apa Paham the monk from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan. Date is Payni 27th, indiction 9.
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
5ⲁϩⲁⲙ ⲡⲙⲟ
6ⲁⲭⲟⲥ ⲡⲁⲩⲛⲓ
7ⲙⲏ ⲕⲍ ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲟⲛⲟⲥ \\ ⲑ \\
8ϯ ϯ ϯ
side 1
1(The day)
2(of the commemoration)
3of the blessed
4brother Apa
5Paham the
6monk, Payni
727, indiction 9.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
17820 man Apa Paham the monk ⲁⲡⲁ ⲡⲁϩⲁⲙ ⲡⲙⲟⲛⲁⲭⲟⲥ Coptic




DatasetID 309721
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101588
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309721 (= Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 7717), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.