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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Limestone stela of Paulos Heliodoros. Gable top with debased acanthus below. Inscribed with seven lines in Coptic with a wreath and cross at the bottom.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Script

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Comment

        Seven lines of Coptic text.
  • Bibliography

    • Tudor 2011 bibliographic details
    • Hall 1905 p.11, pl.10 bibliographic details
    • Hall 1905 p.134, Pl.94 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    2 (10)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • I.Brit.Mus.Gr. I 94:2 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)

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