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St. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 2829

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Inventory Number St. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 2829
Publication Number Stèles funéraires, III, n 923
Current Location Cairo, Salahdin citadel
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary
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]
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 official collection from site


Object Type stela
Dating of Object 256 AH/ 870 CE
Dating between 870 and
Criteria for Dating Date in the text.
Comments on Object Almost rectangular in shape.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Script, Primary Arabic
Language, Primary Arabic
Comments on Handwriting Written in the Kufic script.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16


Text Content

Modern Title Tombstone
Text Types
  • documentary | tombstone
Summary of Content Tombstone
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion Islam




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
256 AH Rabīʿ I 21 870 February 26 CE Date in the text.;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 316680
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ahmed Kamal
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 316680 (= St. P.Cair.IslArt inv. 2829), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ahmed Kamal.