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Artefact ID231
TM IDTM 108331
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
ClassTextual
MaterialWood
Writing mediumCodex
Text contentSubliterary
LanguageCoptic
Description

T.KellisCopt. 2

Wooden codex of five folios in Coptic (L) with liturgical texts, six Manichaean texts and an eschatological prayer in two hands plus unidentified comment in third hand; psalms are abbreviated by only giving the beginning of each strophe is given.

Selection criteriaSubliterary genre (Liturgical), Coptic language
Date from355
Date to390
Dating criteria

Archaeological context

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 4, level 3; bound with T.KellisCopt. 3

Accession number

T.KellisCopt. 2

Inv. Nr. A/5/53B

current location unknown, probably excavation or SCA storage

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio princeps

• Gardner, Iain. 1993. "A Manichaean Liturgical Codex Found at Kellis."  Orientalia NS 62 (2): 30-39.

• Gardner, Iain. 1996. Kellis Literary Texts I, with contributions by S. Clackson, M. Franzmann and K. A. Worp, Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph 4. Oxford: Oxbow, 8-30 & pl. 2.

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 231", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/231
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