stela / gravestone
Limestone gravestone, rectangular, inscribed with the remains of ten horizontal registers of Coptic script, mentioning Father Michael and his relatives, some traces of red colour survive, incomplete and partially restored.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 24 centimetres (max)
- Width: 19.5 centimetres (max)
- Thickness: 3.5 centimetres (max)
Inscription Translation"Jesus Christ. The Father, the Son, the Holy Ghost. Apa Michael, Apa Gabriel; our father Adam, [our] mother Mary; Apa Pamoun, Apa Hello; all the saints; have mind of my brother Constantine, who [went to rest . . ."
Inscription CommentTen horizontal registers of Coptic, originally coloured.
fair (partially restored) - 3 (20)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- I.Sarga 32 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA54699
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