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E05990: Coptic ostracon from Deir el-Bahari (Upper Egypt) with a list of corn and artabas mentioning the place of *Kyriakos/Kyrikos (presumably the child martyr of Tarsus, S00007) as a recipient; datable to the 7th century.

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posted on 18.07.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
O.Crum 462v

Line 5 of the account on the reverse mentions the place of saint Kyriakos:

ⲙⲁ ⲛⲕⲩⲣⲓⲕⲟ[ⲥ]

'place of Kyri(a)kos'


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

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Evidence ID

E05990

Saint Name

Kyrikos/Cyricus and Ioulitta/Julitta, child and his mother, martyrs of Tarsus : S00007

Saint Name in Source

ⲕⲩⲣⲓⲕⲟ[ⲥ]

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Ostracon/Pot-sherd Documentary texts - List

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

699

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

699

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 - unspecified

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

This ostracon is kept at the Museum in Cairo, inv. 8150.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Crum, W.E., Coptic Ostraca from the Collections of the Egypt Exploration Fund (London, 1902), pp. 43 and 76. = O.Crum

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