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Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9327

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Inventory Number Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9327
Publication Number SB Kopt. 1 603
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 of Object 799 CE
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken off at the bottom, top, and on the corners.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) 11 lines of text preserved, somewhat damaged. Some lines are lost at the beginning of the text.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Uncials.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+11
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone from the Anba Hadra monastery in Aswan. Name of the deceased is lost. Dated year of Diocletian (Martyr Era) 515, Phamenoth (...) (= 799 CE).
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
x+2ⲫⲁⲙⲉⲛⲱⲑ ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕ,ⲓⲛⲇⲓⲕⲧⲓⲟⲛⲟⲥ
x+3\\ // ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲥ ⲇⲓⲟⲕⲗⲓⲇⲓⲁ
x+4ⲛ︦ⲟⲩ ⲫⲓⲉ \\ ⲉⲣⲉⲡⲛⲟⲩ
x+5ⲧⲉ ⲡⲁⲅⲁⲑⲟⲥ ϯⲙⲧⲟⲛ
x+6ⲛⲧⲉϥⲯⲩⲭⲏ ϩⲙⲡⲡⲁⲣⲁ
x+7ⲇⲓⲥⲟⲥ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲣⲓⲫⲏ ⲛϥⲕⲁ
x+8ϩⲉⲛⲕⲟⲩⲛϥ ⲁⲃⲣⲁϩⲁⲙ
x+9ⲙⲛ︦ ⲓⲥⲁⲕ ⲙ︦ⲛ︦ ⲓⲁⲕⲱⲃ
x+10ⲁⲙⲏⲛ ⲉϥⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ
x+11ⲓⲥ︦ ⲭ︦ⲥ︦ ⲛⲓⲕⲁ
side 1
x+2Phamenoth (...) indiction (4?),
x+3year of Diocletian
x+4515. May God
x+5the Good give rest
x+6to his soul in the Paradise
x+7of delicacy and may he place him
x+8on the bosom of Abraham
x+9and Isak and Jakob
x+10Amen, let it be.
x+11Jesus Christ prevails.
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
of Diocletian (Martyr Era) 515 Phamenoth 799 CE date in text;




DatasetID 309829
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 101670
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309829 (= Tomb. Cairo SB Kopt. 9327), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.