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Artefact ID226
TM IDTM 128630
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
ClassTextual
MaterialPapyrus
Writing mediumCodex
Text contentLiterary
LanguageCoptic
Description

P.KellisCopt. 53 (P.KellisLit. 2)

Mani's canonical epistles; 80+ fragments from a single codex being the remains of 11 leaves, state of preservation makes ordering and codex reconstruction (size, overall content, etc.) impossible

Selection criteria-
Date from355
Date to390
Dating criteria

Archaeological context, if contemporary with letters then ca. 360ies

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 6, contexts 3+4 (principally)

Accession number

P.KellisCopt. 53

Inv. Nr. ex-P93C et al.

current location inknown, probably excavation or SCA storage

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio princeps

• Gardner, Iain. 2007. Kellis Literary Texts II, Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph 15. Oxford: Oxbow, 11–83 & p. 1–26.

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 226", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/226
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