papyrus / document
Papyrus fragment: on recto, a few letters from the first 3 lines of this text are preserved. Document issued by a member of the monastery.
- 6thC-7thC (script)
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 2.5 centimetres
- Width: 4.4 centimetres
Inscription Translation(1) I, NN the] psalmod[ist of the 'Topos' ?
(2) of Apa Apollo, am wri[ting ...
(3) ... ] ... [ ...
Mounted with 1996,0608.21-25Palaeography: an upright majuscule hand.
Provenance: this fragment may have been written by a psalmodist from a monastery
of Apa Apollo; a Hermopolite context is suggested by the acquisition details.
fair (incomplete - fragmentary)
- Named in inscription: Monastery of Apa Apollo
- (Africa,Egypt,Western Desert,El-Bawiti,Monastery of Apa Apollo)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- P.Mon.Apollo 63
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Object reference number: YCA72139
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