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TM number Collection Material Language Century Publication
TM 90109 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum (on loan) stone (basalt) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC01 Porter-Moss (PM) 8.2 p. 767 no. 801-727-140
TM 647891 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.567 stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1545 (see link below)
TM 647888 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.568 stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1543 (see link below)
TM 647886 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.569 stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1541 (see link below)
TM 647879 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.570 stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1535 (see link below)
TM 647897 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.589 clay Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1551 (see link below)
TM 647901 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.602 stone (soft-stone) Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1553 (see link below)
TM 647902 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 51.605 clay Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1554 (see link below)
TM 648565 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 59.2.A stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1650 (see link below)
TM 648564 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 59.I.A stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1649 (see link below)
TM 8626 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone (limestone) Greek AD01 I. Fayoum 1 38
TM 44527 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Greek AD01 I. Fayoum 3 147
TM 103045 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Coptic / Greek AD04 - AD08 Monneret de Villard, La Nubia medioevale 1 p. 239
TM 119866 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown pottery Greek BC07 - BC06 I. Delta p. 736 no. 964
TM 119894 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown pottery Greek BC07 - BC06 I. Delta p. 739 no. 992
TM 119895 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown pottery Greek BC07 - BC06 I. Delta p. 739 no. 993
TM 119896 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown pottery Greek BC07 - BC06 I. Delta p. 740 no. 994
TM 119897 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown pottery Greek BC07 - BC06 I. Delta p. 740 no. 995
TM 154697 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone (marble) Latin AD01 - AD03 RIB 1 204
TM 155251 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Greek AD01 - AD05 RIB 1 758
TM 157992 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown metal (pewter) Latin AD01 - AD05 RIB 2.2 2417 (39)
TM 280479 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone (marble) Greek AD02 - AD03 Inscriptiones Graecae Urbis Romae (IGUR) 3 1237
TM 647874 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1530 (see link below)
TM 647881 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1536 (see link below)
TM 647895 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1549 (see link below)
TM 647896 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown clay Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1550 (see link below)
TM 647898 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown metal (silver) Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1552 (see link below)
TM 647900 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown stone Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1504 (see link below)
TM 647903 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown clay Ancient South Arabian (Ḥaḍramitic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 1555 (see link below)
TM 651032 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum number unknown metal (bronze) Ancient South Arabian (Sabaic dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 3890 (see link below)
TM 6377 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum without number stone (limestone) Greek BC03 I. Portes du désert 47
TM 32209 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum without number pottery Greek AD03 SB 20 15122
TM 111763 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 14 wood Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 67-68 no. 14
TM 111762 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 15 wood Hieroglyphic BC04 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 68-69 no. 15
TM 651033 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 2 stone Ancient South Arabian (unidentified dialect) BC08 - AD08 DASI 5699 (see link below)
TM 83321 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 506 - 515 pottery Coptic (Sahidic dialect) AD08 O. Crum 430
TM 112376 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 66 stone (sandstone) Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 78-79 no. 66
TM 89883 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 68 stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 80 no. 68
TM 89884 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 69 stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 80-81 no. 69
TM 59814 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum Add 109 papyrus Greek AD02 P. Harris 1 38
TM 249440 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum dept. of Antiquities number unknown stone (marble) Latin AD01 - AD02 CIL VI.4.2 33731
TM 167738 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum Disney Collection number unknown stone (marble) Latin BC01 - AD05 RIB 1 2323 *
TM 167740 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum Disney Collection number unknown stone (marble) Latin BC01 - AD05 RIB 1 2327 *
TM 59814 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 1 / 1922 papyrus Greek AD02 P. Harris 1 38
TM 89025 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 1 / 1971 stone (limestone) Carian BC07 - BC06 Masson, Carian inscriptions p. 22 no. 3
TM 111752 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 10 / 1887 wood Hieroglyphic BC05 Ägypten und Levante 10 (2000), p. 169 descr.
TM 89136 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 10 / 1969 stone (limestone) Carian BC07 - BC06 Masson, Carian inscriptions p. 47 no. 45
TM 117675 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 102 / 1911 [cover] cloth (linen) Demotic AD01 Short Texts 2 1042 A descr.
TM 90282 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 11 / 1937 metal (bronze) Hieroglyphic BC08 - BC06 Porter-Moss (PM) 8.2 p. 830 no. 801-751-278
TM 111763 Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum E 145 / 1891 wood Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Budge, Catalogue Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge p. 67-68 no. 14

Numbering

[29.01.08]
- without prefix, numbers from 14 till 70 [< publication number Budge]
- without prefix, number '506 - 515'
- Add, number 109 [papyrus]
- E, numbers such as 156 / 1914 and 1951.1 [probably with the date of acquisition]
- E.SU., number 169
- EGA, numbers such as 3141 / 1943 [probably with the date of acquisition]
- GR. P., numbers from 41 till 537 [Greek ostraca]
- mummy label, numbers from 1 till 23
- Pap., number 2 [papyrus]

Conservation

Inventarisation

Database

Publications

1. J. Shelton, ZPE 80 (1990), 221-38 (SB XX 15044-6, 15048-60); ZPE 81 (1990), 267-9 (SB XX 15081); ZPE 86 (1991), 267-76 (SB XX 15117-29); D. W. J. Gill, ZPE 86 (1991), 277. E.A.W. Budge, A catalogue ot the Egyptian Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1893) nos. 425, 506-15 Greek ostraca, 428 Coptic ostracon, 426-7, 516-17 demotic ostraca. 2. D. Page, CQ 32 (1938), 45-46 5. F. Heichelheim, AJPh, April 1940, 209-210 (published as Greek; later identified by Museum as Coptic).

Work

the publication of some of the Coptic ostraca, including tax receipts probably from Jem, was planned by Sarah Clackson

Highlights

History

c. 70 papyri and ostraca. Languages: demotic, Coptic, Greek, Nubian. Figures not yet available. Date: ? at least 2nd c. BCE-8th c. CE. Place of origin: Greek ostraca probably come from Elephantine, Thebes, Oxyrhynchus, and Mons Claudianus. Greek papyrus may be from Oxyrhynchus. Coptic ostraca: some probably from Jeme. Ptolemaic papyrus from west dump at Saqqara. 1. 18??: a collection of Greek ostraca was acquired. 2. 1922: Greek papyrus fragment of Euripides Medea 1156-60, 1165-77, given by one of the British Schools of Archaeology 3. 1929: Roll of goatskin leather (Nubian). 4. 1932: Greek papyrus bequeathed by E. Towry Whyte 5. 1933: Coptic papyrus bequeathed by ?. Henderson. 6. 1943: the Museum was presented with most of R. G. Gayer-Anderson’s Egyptian collection (note that some of his ostraca went to the Medelshavsmeet, Stockholm: WWWEg 3 :165). 7. 1975: Ptolemaic circular papyrus. Note that the ostraca presented to the Museum by Herbert Thompson are now in Cambridge University Library