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Wagner, Les oasis d’Égypte à l’époque grecque, romaine et byzantine d’après les documents grecs (Cairo, 1987), 64 (no. 2) = SEG XXXVIII 1700, mentions a μνημῖον ‘memorial’, in the sense of a tomb, in this spelling. g. 4–5), 105 (no. g. no. g. adding ἐν or ἐν τῷ before μηνί or leaving it out altogether). Note that one of these stelae (no. 573) also contains the formula μνημεῖον + name. 4. 6 Stela no. 3 (inv. no. 9-45-299-1/3; photograph Swiss Institute Cairo/A. Krause). does not give any hint of the stereotypical formulae usually found in Christian tombstones and it seems likely that we are dealing here with a rare instance of a more individualised text.
The Nubian Tradition of Coptic Funerary Inscriptions,” in Nubian Voices. Studies in Christian Nubian Culture, ed. A. Łajtar and J. van der Vliet (Warsaw, 2011), 177, who for Egypt refers to J. Bingen, “L’épigraphie grecque de l’Égypte post-constantinienne,” in Pages d’épigraphie grecque, II: Égypte (1983–2002) (Brussels, 2005), 86. 7 B. Tudor, Christian Funerary Stelae of the Byzantine and Arab Periods from Egypt (Marburg, 2011), 132–133, with some photographs of tombstones found in situ at pp.
36 Budka, König Haustür, 61–68. Amun-Re appears frequently on stelae of Ramesside officials in all parts of the country, see Karen Exell, Soldiers, Sailors and Sandalmakers. A Social Reading of Ramesside Period Votive Stelae (London: Golden House Publications, 2009), 108. 37 Cf. Hikade, Expeditionswesen, 49–53. 38 For such tasks of a scribe of the offering table see Selke Eichler, Die Verwaltung des “Hauses des Amun” in der 18. Dynastie (Hamburg: Buske, 2000), 167–168. 39 See Annie Gasse and Vincent Rondot, “The Egyptian Conquest and Administration of Nubia during the New Kingdom: the testimony of the Sehel rock-inscriptions,” Sudan & Nubia 7 (2003): 44, fig.