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Tomb. Cairo EM X

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo EM X
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 512
Current Location (unknown)
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 Rectangular stela broken into four fragments.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Nine lines of text fragmentarily preserved.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Uncials.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone of Johannes the monk from the Anba Hadra (St. Simeon) monastery in Aswan. Dated to Phaophi 20th, indiction 7.
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
1ⲓⲥ︦ ϯ ⲭ︦ⲥ︦
5ⲛ︦ⲥⲟⲛ ⲓⲱϩⲁ
6ⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲙⲟⲛⲟⲭ,ⲙⲟⲛⲁⲭⲟⲥ
7ⲙⲏⲛⲓ ⲫⲁⲱⲫⲓ \\ ⲕ
8ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕ \\ ⲍ \\
9ϯ ϯ
side 1
1Jesus Christ
2The day
3of the commemoration
4of the blessed
5brother Johannes
6the monk,
7month Phaophi 20,
8indiction 7.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
18150 man Johannes G (monk) ⲓⲱϩⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲙⲟⲛⲟⲭ, Coptic




DatasetID 309820
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101579
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309820 (= Tomb. Cairo EM X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.