[ed.: These undated translations were found on note cards with transcriptions of the Coptic texts. The tomb numbers, photograph numbers, and NB are part of the original text.]

1. 2016 (Photo 8469)

]ⲩ ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲁⲣⲓⲟⲩⲛⲁⲙ ⲛⲧⲉⲯⲩⲭⲏ



ⲧⲱⲃⲉ ⲕⲉ *ⲇⲏⲇⲁⲣ *ⲧⲉⲧⲁⲗⲧⲩⲥ


… God, have mercy (?) on the soul of thy handmaid Taloule (?) Tôbe 26th of the 4th (Indiction?)

Figure A2.1
Figure A2.1

Inscriptions numbers 2 and 3, N 2431 (NED-C-8465)

2. No number (Photo 8465a; Fig. Appendix 2.1)

ⲕ_ⲁⲣ<ⲓ>ⲟⲩⲛ[ⲁⲙ? ⲛⲧⲉ

ⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲛⲧ[ⲉⲕ ϩⲙ

ϩⲁⲗ ⲙⲁⲣⲓⲁ [ⲉⲧⲁⲥⲙⲧⲟⲛ

ⲙⲙⲟⲥ ⲛⲥⲟⲩ[


[God], have mercy (?) on the soul of thy handmaid Maria who fell asleep on the […] day of Khoiak.

3. No number (Photo 8465b; Fig. Appendix 2.1)


ⲟⲩⲛⲁ]ⲙ ⲛⲡⲉⲕϩⲙ [sic]

ϩ]ⲁⲗ ⲓⲥⲉ[

… Have mercy (?) upon thy servant Ise …

4. 2431 (Photo 8578a)


]ⲛⲥⲟⲩ ⲇ[

]ⲛϣⲓⲣ*[ = ⲙϣⲓⲣ

… on the 4th day of Machir

5. 2431 (Photo 8578b)

ⲁⲣⲓⲟⲩⲛ]ⲁⲙ ⲛⲧⲉⲕϩ[ⲙϩⲁⲗ

ⲛⲥⲟⲩ] ⲓ ⲛⲧ[ⲱ]ⲃⲉ

[God], have mercy on thy handmaid … on the 10th [day] of Tôbe.

Figure A2.2
Figure A2.2

Inscriptions numbers 6 through 9, N 2431 (NED-C-8466)

6. 2431 (Photo 8466a; Fig. Appendix 2.2)

ⲙ]ϣⲓⲣ ⲡϣⲙ[

… Mechir …

7. 2431 (Photo 8466b; Fig. Appendix 2.2)



… Victor …

… Paul …

8. 2431 (Photo 8466c; Fig. Appendix 2.2)

ⲙⲏⲛⲟⲥ [ⲫⲁⲙⲉⲛ?

ⲱⲑ* ⲓⲉⲧ *Bohairic

ⲫⲁ ⲙⲁⲣ[ⲧⲩⲣⲟⲥ

… on the 16th of the month Pham-Enoth, [Year??] 501 of the Martyrs …

[NB. This is very uncertain. I think line 3 begins with a ⲫ, but is it necessarily a cipher? And ⲙⲁⲣ [need not necessarily be ⲙⲁⲣ[ⲧⲩⲣⲟⲥ. If the numeral is real date = 785 AD.]

9. 2431 (Photo 8466d; Fig. Appendix 2.2)

ⲡⲛⲟⲩ]ⲧⲉ ⲉⲕⲁⲣ<ⲓ>ⲟⲩ

ⲛⲁ]ⲙ ⲛⲧⲉⲯ[ⲩ]ⲭⲏ


God, have mercy (?) on the soul of thy handmaid …

Figure A2.3
Figure A2.3

Inscription number 10, N 2431 (NED-C-8467)

10. No number (Photo 8467b; Fig. Appendix 2.3)

ⲙⲏⲛ]ⲟⲥ ⲧⲩⲃⲩ ⲕⲃ ⲛⲧⲓ[

ⲙ]ⲧⲟⲛ ⲛⲙⲟϥ [sic] ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲉ[


On the 22nd of the month of Tyby … fall asleep … God, [have mercy on the soul] of thy [servant].