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Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68330

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68330
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 559
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
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Monneret de Villard, M.U.
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type tombstone
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Tombstone in seven fragments from which five have been found and put together.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Ten lines of text, fairly well visible.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Large, spaced uncials, not too regular.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone of Pachom from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan. Dated: 13th Phamenoth, indiction 12, after Diocletian 445 = 09.03.729 CE.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
1ϯ ⲓⲥ︦ ϯ ⲭ︦ⲥ︦ ϯ
2ⲡⲉϩⲟⲟⲩ ⲙ︦
5ⲡⲁϩⲱⲙ ⲛⲧⲁϥ
6ⲙ︦ⲧⲟⲛ ⲙ︦ⲙⲟϥ ⲛ︦ϩⲏ
7ⲧϥ︦ ⲫⲁⲙⲉⲛ
8ⲓⲅ ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲱⲛⲟⲥ ⲓⲃ
9ⲁⲡⲟ ⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗⲏⲧⲓ
10ⲁⲛⲟⲩ \\ ⲉⲧⲏ ⲩⲙⲉ
side 1
1Jesus Christ
2The day of
3the commemoration
4of the blessed
5Pachom on which
6he died,
813, indiction 12,
9after Diocleti-
10an year 445.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
16810 man Diocletian ⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗⲏⲧⲓⲁⲛⲟⲥ Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Era of Diocletian (Martyr Era) 445 Phamenoth 13 729 March 9 CE date in text;




DatasetID 309767
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101626
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309767 (= Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68330), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.