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E05985: Coptic ostracon from Deir el-Bahari (Upper Egypt) with a document addressed to Apa Biktor of the monastery of Apa *Phoibammon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080); datable to the beginning of the 7th century.

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posted on 18.07.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
O.Crum 308

This fragmentary document concerning land and mentioning a wine jar is written by a group of people and addressed to Apa Biktor of the monastery of Apa Phoibammon.

Lines 6–8 read as follows:

ⲉⲧⲥϩ[ⲁⲓ] ⲛⲁⲕ ⲛⲧⲟⲕ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲃⲓⲕⲧ[ⲱⲣ] ⲛⲁⲡⲁ ⲫⲟⲓⲃⲁⲙⲱⲛ

'… who are writing to you, Apa Biktor of Apa Phoibammon.'


(Text: W. E. Crum; trans.: G. Schenke)

History

Evidence ID

E05985

Saint Name

Phoibammon, soldier and martyr of Assiut : S00080

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲫⲟⲓⲃⲁⲙⲱⲛ

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Ostracon/Pot-sherd Documentary texts - Other private document

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

650

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

650

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Deir el-Bahari

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

Deir el-Bahari Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

This ostracon is kept at the British Museum in London, inv. 33018.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Crum, W.E., Coptic Ostraca from the Collections of the Egypt Exploration Fund (London, 1902), pp. 23 and 55–56. = O.Crum German translation: Till, W.C., Die Koptischen Rechtsurkunden aus Theben (Vienna, 1964), 62.

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