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St. Cairo EM CG 31142

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number St. Cairo EM CG 31142
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Aswan / Syene
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)


Object Type stela
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Complete, but partly faded.
Script, Primary Late Demotic
Language, Primary Roman Demotic
Comments on Text Layout The text covers the upper half of the stela.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 15 0
Column Height (in mm) 250 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 15 x 250 0


Text Content

Modern Title tomb stone for ⸢///⸣, son of Chapokrates
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content The inscription gives name and filiation of the deceased.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
2 sꜣ ꜥnḫ-pꜣ-
3ẖrd pꜣ rmṯ Swn
2⸢..?..⸣, son of Chapo-
3krates, the man from Syene.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Swn (places.xml#s2207)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    27115 man ⸢..?..⸣, son of Chapokrates ⸢..?..⸣ sꜣ ꜥnḫ-pꜣ-ẖrd pre-Coptic Egyptian



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Roman Period -30 BCE 211 CE ;




    DatasetID 310411
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 52882
    Author Jan Moje
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310411 (= St. Cairo EM CG 31142), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.