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Artefact ID341
TM IDTM 832739
Findspot (DEChriM ID)12   (Ismant al-Ḫarāb)
Writing mediumSheet/roll
Text contentDocumentary
LanguageGreek, Coptic

P.KellisCopt. II 92 [P.Kellis VII 92]

Complete letter from Timotheos and Loihat to T.'s 'sister' Kyra in Coptic (L) with Greek address and farewell, sent maybe from the Nile valley, in which he disavows responsibility for some problem to do with goods belonging to her son assuring her of his proper attention to her business, after greeting, a Klaudios adds a short note

Selection criteriaMention of Christian cult officials/institutions, Coptic language
Date from340
Date to380
Dating criteria

Archaeological context, dossier connection

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

House 3, room 6, deposit 4 west wall

Accession number

P.KellisCopt. II 92

Inv. Nr. P90B

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, 164-168 and images on CD rom.

Additional bibliography

• Shisha-Halevy, Ariel. 2016. "Review of P.Kellis VII."  Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 106: 273 (grammatical observations).

Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 341", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt,
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