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Artefact ID128
TM IDTM 83782
Findspot (DEChriM ID)-   ()
ClassTextual
MaterialPapyrus
Writing mediumSheet/roll
Text contentDocumentary
LanguageCoptic
Description

O. CrumVC 47

Letter from the priest Psenpnouthes to a monastic superior Apa Sie about a journey north without meeting and asking for help for someone

Selection criteria-
Date from301
Date to400
Dating criteria

Early script acc. to Crum comparing P. Amh. pl. XXI, P. Ryl.Copt. 292; sees in addition a possible connection to the Meletian dossier ed. Bell, Jews & Christians

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

Said to come from Akhmim

Accession number

O. CrumVC 47

Manchester, John Rylands Library, Rylands Copt Sup. 49

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio princeps

• Crum, Walter Ewing. 1939. Varia Coptica. Texts, Translations, Indexes. Aberdeen: The University of Press, 24 (translation) & pl. 17 (Coptic text).

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 128", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/128
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