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Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9361

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Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9361
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 506
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) Clédat, Jean
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type tombstone
Dating between 700 and 1000
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Two fragments of a stela.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Ten lines of text, right-hand side mostly missing.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Uncials.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan of a monk and deacon. Dated without year to Pharmouthi 27th, indiction 5.
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
1ϯ ⲓⲥ︦ ϯ ⲭ︦ⲥ︦ ϯ
7ⲁⲩⲱ ⲡⲇⲓⲁⲕⲱⲛ
8ⲙⲏⲛⲓ ⲫⲁⲣⲙⲟⲩⲑⲓ ⲕ︦ⲍ︦
9ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲟⲛⲟⲥ \\ ⲉ
10 ϯ
side 1
1Jesus Christ
2The day
3of the commemoration
4of the blessed
5brother (...)
6the monk
7and deacon
8month Pharmouthi 27,
9indiction 5.
Places (read out from edition)





DatasetID 309819
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101573
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309819 (= Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9361), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.