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Artefact ID50
TM IDTM 107888
Findspot (DEChriM ID)25   (Aḫmīm)
ClassTextual
MaterialPapyrus
Writing mediumSheet/roll
Text contentLiterary
LanguageGreek, Coptic
Description

Papyrus roll containing the Ascension of Isaiah in Coptic (dialect) written on the blank side of a 3rd century Greek document. Text: ascension of Isaiah 1.1-5; 3.3-6, 9-12, 25-28; 6.7-11; 7.10-15, 28-32; 8.16-17; 9.9-11, 28-30; 10.9-11, 27; 11,14-16, 24-32, 35-40

Selection criteriaLiterary genre (Non-canonical), Coptic language
Date from300
Date to399
Dating criteria

Written on the blank side of a 3rd c. document containing a wine account (TM 130205).

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context-
Accession number

Leiden, National Museum of Antiquities F 1949 / 4 . 1 Ro + Cairo, IFAO Copte 379 Ro]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio Princeps

• Lefort, L. Th. 1939. "Fragments d'apocryphe en copte-akhmîmique." Le Muséon 52:1-10.

Additional Bibliography

• Lacau, P. 1946. "Fragments de l'Ascension d'Isaie en copte." Le Muséon 59:453-467.

Authors
Mary Jane Cuyler, 2020
Suggested citation
Mary Jane Cuyler, 2020, "Artefact ID 50", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/50
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