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Tomb. Alexandria, Graeco-Roman Museum 11799

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Inventory Number Tomb. Alexandria, Graeco-Roman Museum 11799
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 737
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: medium
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type tombstone
Dating between 700 and 1000
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments not applicable
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) The six lines of text can be read. Incised, no ink or colour.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone of Tsenebokh, daughter of Talole. Possibly from Aswan.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman
Comment on Gender the deceased is a woman (nun? female monk?)
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
2ⲭ ⲧϣⲉⲣⲉ ⲛ
3ⲧⲁⲗⲟⲗⲉ ⲁⲥ
4ⲙⲟⲩ ⲛⲥ ϫⲟⲩ
5ⲧⲁⲥⲉ ⲛⲡⲁ
side 1
2kh, daughter of
3Talole. She
4died on the day twenty-
5six of
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
16125 woman Tsenebokh, daughter of Talole ⲧⲥⲉⲛⲉⲃⲱⲭ ⲧϣⲉⲣⲉ ⲛⲧⲁⲗⲟⲗⲉ Coptic




DatasetID 309803
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101804
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309803 (= Tomb. Alexandria, Graeco-Roman Museum 11799), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.