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Artefact ID270
TM IDTM 832711
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
Writing mediumSheet/roll
Text contentDocumentary
LanguageGreek, Coptic

P.KellisCopt. II 64 [P.Kellis VII 64]

Letter from Pamour to his brother Psais in Coptic (L) with Greek address, beginning and end missing, asking that something should be send and relating to family squabbles and exchanging family news, Pamour is probably not in the oasis, extensive postscript of Pamour's wife Marie with further family matters

Selection criteriaMention of Christian individuals/communities, Coptic language
Date from350
Date to380
Dating criteria

Archaeological context, dossier connection

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 1, deposit 1

Accession number

P.KellisCopt. II 64 [P.Kellis VII 64]

Inv. Nr. P9

current location unknown, probably excavation or SCA storage


Editio princeps

• Gardner, Iain, Anthony Alcock, and Wolf-Peter Funk. 2014. Coptic Documentary Texts from Kellis II P. Kell. VII (P. Kell. Copt. 57–131), Dakhleh Oasis Project: Monograph 16. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 39–46 with images on the CD rom.

Additional bibliography

• Shisha-Halevy, Ariel. 2016. "Review of P.Kellis VII."  Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 106: 272.

Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 270", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt,
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