Monday, March 22, 2021

A Coptic tombstone inscription

COPTIC WATCH: Newly discovered Coptic tombstone in Luxor belonged to a child: Study (Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online).
A preliminary study carried out on the Coptic tombstone recently discovered in Luxor reveals that it belonged to a little girl named "Takla," who died at the age of ten sometime between the 7th and 10th centuries AD.


The inscription contains five additional damaged lines of Coptic text. Researchers are still deciphering them.

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