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Papyrus: on recto, a few letters from the first 5 lines of this text are preserved. The right edge of the papyrus is folded over. Document issued by a member of a monastery.
- 7thC-8thC (script)
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 5 centimetres
- Width: 2 centimetres
Inscription Translation(1) I b]rother ('pason') [NN the monk
(2) of the 't]opos' [of Apa Apollo on
(3) the mount of Ti]tkoohe [in the region of Shmoun
(4) the city, am] writing to [NN and
(5) NN] the mo[nks ...
Mounted with 1996,0608.15-20Palaeography: what survives of this hand shows that it combined majuscule and minuscule forms, with some ligatures.
Provenance: this text was probably written by a monk of the Monastery of Apa Apollo at
This small fragment may provide an example of the formula 'anok pason NN eishai' as used by a monk of the Monastery of Apa Apollo at Titkooh.
fair (incomplete - fragmentary)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- P.Mon.Apollo 62
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Object reference number: YCA72132
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