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E05446: Fragment of a Coptic funerary inscription from Wadi Sarga (Upper Egypt), with an invocation of *Mary (S00033) and *Adam (S00772); datable to the 7th/8th century.

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posted on 16.05.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
I.Sarga 34

[ ⲧⲉⲛ]ⲙⲁⲩ ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ ⲡⲉⲛⲉⲓⲱⲧ ⲁⲇⲁⲙ ⲁⲣⲓ ⲡⲙ[ⲉⲉⲩ]ⲉ̣ …

‘[…our] mother Mary, our father Adam, remember … (details of deceased individual to be protected are lost).’


Text and translation: W. E. Crum, modified.
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E05446

Saint Name

Mary, Mother of Christ : S00033 Adam and Zoe/Eve : S00772

Saint Name in Source

ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ ⲁⲇⲁⲙ

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Funerary inscriptions

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Wadi Sarga

Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)

Wadi Sarga Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The inscription was found at Wadi Sarga and is now housed in the British Museum in London.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Bell, H.I. and Crum, W.E., Wadi Sarga: Coptic and Greek Texts from the Excavations Undertaken by the Byzantine Research Account (Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel-Nordisk Forlag, 1922), 63.

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