Home Project Search Objects Places Persons & Deities  

Search in Objects

(submit with enter)


Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9315

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_309772.tei.xml



Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9315
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 604
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
Dating of Object 805 CE
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Incomplete stela of two fragments. The text field is blackened.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Fourteen lines of text, partly difficult to read because the text field of the stela is blackened.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Small writing. Uncials.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 14
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone of Stratelates the deacon, son of Theodoros deacon and Kharis, from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan. It is rare that the whole filiation is given among these tombstones. Dated year 521 after Diocletian (i.e. Martyr Era) Pakhon 14th (=09.05.805 CE).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender The mother of the deceased is also mentioned in the filiation.
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
1ⲡⲉϩⲟⲟⲩ ⲙ︦ⲡⲣ︦ⲡⲙⲉ
2ⲉⲩⲉ ⲙ︦ⲡⲙⲁⲕⲁⲣⲓⲟⲥ
3ⲛⲥⲟⲛ ⲡⲇⲓⲁⲕ,ⲇⲓⲁⲕⲟⲛⲟⲥ ⲥⲧⲣⲁⲧ
4ⲏⲗⲁⲧⲏⲥ ⲡϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲙⲡ
5ⲙⲁⲕⲁⲣⲓⲟⲥ ⲡⲇⲓⲁⲕ,ⲇⲓⲁⲕⲟⲛⲟⲥ
6ⲑⲉⲟⲇⲱⲣⲟⲥ ⲡⲁⲭⲱ
7 ⲁⲩⲱ ⲧⲉϥⲙⲁ
8ⲕⲁⲣⲓⲁ ⲙⲙⲁⲁⲩ
9ⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ ⲧϣⲉⲉⲣⲉ ⲙⲡ
10ⲙⲁⲕⲁⲣⲓⲟⲥ ⲇⲓⲁⲕ,ⲇⲓⲁⲕⲟⲛⲟⲥ
11ⲭⲁⲏⲗ ⲡⲁⲭⲱⲛ ⲓⲇ
13ⲧ ⲛⲡⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗⲏⲧⲓⲁ
14ⲛⲟ ⲫⲕⲁ ⲁⲙⲏⲛ
side 1
1(The day of the
2commemoration of the blessed)
3brother, the deacon
4Stratelates, son of
5the blessed deacon
6Theodoros (son of) Pakhon
7(...), and his blessed
8mother is
9Kharis daughter of
10the blessed deacon
11Khael. Pakhon 14,
12in (...)
13of Diocletian
14521. Amen.
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
Diocletian (Martyr Era) 521 Pachons 14 805 May 9 CE date in text;




DatasetID 309772
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101671
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309772 (= Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9315), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.