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Artefact ID203
TM IDTM 85901
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
ClassTextual
MaterialPapyrus
Writing mediumSheet/roll
Text contentDocumentary
LanguageCoptic
Description

P.KellisCopt. I 50 (P.Kellis V)

Personal letter with no address preserved, about a camel and squabbels with other persons

Selection criteria-
Date from355
Date to355
Dating criteria

Archaeological context, possible connection to dossier of Horion and Tehat

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 6, deposit 4

Accession number

P.KellisCopt. I 50

Inv. Nr. P85E

current location unknown, probably excavation or 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. 272-277 & pl. 42.

Additional Bibliography

• Bagnall, Roger and Raffaella Cribiore. 2006. Women’s Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC–AD 800. Ann Arbor/MI: University of Michigan Press, 222-223.

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

• Shisha-Halevy, Ariel. 2002. "An Emerging New Dialect of Coptic."  Orientalia NS 71: 307-308 (grammatical observations).

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 203", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/203
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