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Artefact ID198
TM IDTM 85896
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
ClassTextual
MaterialWood
Writing mediumTablet
Text contentDocumentary
LanguageCoptic
Description

P.KellisCopt. I 45 (P.Kellis V)

Buisness account in Coptic (L) on a reused wooden board listing names and commodities/measures for such and sums; good preservation, hole drilled in the middle prior to present text, traces of palimpsest

Selection criteria-
Date from355
Date to380
Dating criteria

Archaeology

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 9, deposit 3

Accession number

P.KellisCopt. I 45

Inv. Nr. A/5/109

EAO Nr. 1870

Current location unknown, due to registration number probably SCA storage

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio princeps

• Gardner, Iain, Alcock, Anthony & Funk, Wolf-Peter. 1999. Coptic Documentary Texts from Kellis I P. Kell. V (P. Kell. Copt. 10–52; O. Kell. Copt. 1–2), Dakhleh Oasis Project: Monograph 9. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 259-260 & pl. 37.

Additional Bibliography

• Choat, Malcolm. 2006. Belief and Cult in Fourth-Century Papyri, Studia Antiqua Australiensia 1. Turnhout: Brepols.

• Choat, Malcolm. 2017. "Monastic Letters on Papyrus from Late Antique Egypt." In Writing and Communication in Early Egyptian Monasticism, edited by Malcolm Choat & Mariachiara Giorda, 17–72. Leiden & Boston: Brill.

• Shisha-Halevy, Ariel. 2002. "An Emerging New Dialect of Coptic." Orientalia NS 71: 307 (grammatical observations).

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 198", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/198
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