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Artefact ID775
TM IDTM 34376
Findspot (DEChriM ID)1   (Dūš)
Writing mediumOstracon
Text contentDocumentary

O.Douch I 41; SB XIV 11842: List of officials

Mention of Abraam optio, Sar(akenos?); Isak tesserarius; Abraam portarensis.

Abraam optio also in O.Douch I 11; 22 and 183; one Abraam sarakenos is mentioned in O.Douch II 85.

Isak tesserarius also in O.Douch I 15O.Douch I 30 and O.Douch V 580 (dossier of Abraam optio).

About this text see Carrie 2004: 266.

Selection criteriaChristian onomastics
Date from350
Date to399
Dating criteria

Palaeography, content and dossier connections, archaeological context (O.Douch I, p. ix-x; O.Waqfa, p. 15; O.Douch V, p. vi; Carrié 2004: 262-263).

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

Temple, "Vernus secteur II" (Cuvigny 1988: 87)

Accession number

Cairo, Coptic Museum; Dūš, excavations IFAO 1976 inv. 72


Reference edition

• Cuvigny, Hélène and Guy Wagner. 1986. Les ostraca grecs de Douch, vol. I. Documents de Fouilles 24/1. Cairo: Ifao, no. 41.

Preliminary edition

• Gascou, Jean and Guy Wagner. 1978. "Les ostraca grecs de Douch", In "Douch - Rapport préliminaire de la campagne de fouilles 1976". BIFAO 78, 32.

Additional bibliography

• Carrié, Jean-Michel. 2004. "Portarenses (douaniers), soldats et annones dans les archives de Douch, Oasis Major". In Mélanges d'antiquité tardive : studiola in honorem Noël Duval, edited by C. Balmelle, P. Chevalier et G. Ripoll. Turnhout, 261-274.

• Cuvigny, Hélène. 1988. "O.Douch I : Addenda et corrigenda." In Les ostraca grecs de Douch, vol. II. edited by H. Cuvigny and G. Wagner. Cairo: Ifao, 85-88.

Valérie Schram, 2021
Suggested citation
Valérie Schram, 2021, "Artefact ID 775", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt,
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