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Tomb. New York, MET Accession Number 10.175.14

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Inventory Number Tomb. New York, MET Accession Number 10.175.14
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 534
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type tombstone
Dating of Object 3rd–12th century
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Damage in the lower right area.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) The seven lines of text can be clearly seen and read. The inscription is incised into the limestone, no ink or colour.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Relatively regular and clearly incised uncials. Lines have been incised for both lower and upper end of letters. Superlinear stroke is applied.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 270
Column Height (in mm) 340


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone (epitaph) of Crysaphios.
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
1ⲓ︦ⲥ︦ ϯ ⲭ︦ⲥ︦
5 ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲁⲫⲓ̈ⲟⲥ
6 ⲙⲉⲥⲟⲣⲉ \\ ⲕ
7ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲱⲛⲟⲥ \ ⲓⲅ \\
side 1
1Jesus Christ
2the day
3of the commemoration
4of the blessed
6Month Mesore 2(.)th day
7indiction 13.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
16105 man Chrysaphios ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲁⲫⲓⲟⲥ Coptic



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 309810
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101601
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309810 (= Tomb. New York, MET Accession Number 10.175.14), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.