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Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68361

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68361
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 598
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 Upper half of the stela missing.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) The latter 5 lines of the text remain, the first half of the text, 3-5 lines, is missing.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Very regular uncials.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan. The name of the deceased is missing. The date is fragmentary but the year was given as after Diocletian (i.e. Martyr Era).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
x+1 ⲁϥ ⲁⲥ ⲙⲧⲟⲛ ⲙ︦
x+2ⲙⲟ ϥ ⲛϩⲏⲧϥ
x+3ⲉⲅⲣ,ⲉⲅⲣⲁⲫⲏ ⲙⲏⲛⲓ ⲫⲁ
x+4ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲟⲛⲟⲥ ⲓⲁ ⲁⲡ
x+5ⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗ,ⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗⲏⲧⲓⲁⲛⲟⲩ ⲉⲧⲟⲩ
side 1
x+1(he/she died)
x+2(on that day)
x+3written: month Pha(...)
x+4indiction 11, after
x+5Diocletian year (...)
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

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




DatasetID 309771
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101665
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309771 (= Tomb. Cairo EM JdE 68361), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.