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Translation quoted from G. Ruffini, The Bishop, The Eparch and The King: Old Nubian Texts from Qasr Ibrim IV (P.QI 4) [= JJP Supplements], Warsaw 2014 with permission from the editors of the JJP.

Adapted from Joost Hagen’s translation:


+ This is written in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. [The charge (?)] of (the) Apostle. Ibrim: From Peter of the Enclosure (?): 1 komi; From the Twenty-Four (Elders): 1; From the (Four) Creatures of [the Town]: 1; Mary: 1; Gabriel: [x]; Mary of Amparae: [x]. [(Ibrim) West:] Epimachos: 1; Jacob: 1. + Masmas: Raphael: [x]; (The) Twenty-Four (Elders): 1; John: 1; (The) Cross: 1; From (the) Three Youths: 1; (The) Twenty-Four (Elders): 1; Michael of Tounda (“The Fig Tree”): 1; From the (Four) Creatures: 1; Absore: 1; Stephen: 1; Kyriakos: 1; <Mary of Toude> (??): 1; Merkourios of the Mountain-Cave (?): 1; [Unread name:] 1. + Kouttouke: Andrew: 1; Michael: 1; Michael at Enor (?): 1; [Saint Menas: 1;] John of Jokos: 1. + Aloue: Jesus; Mary; Stephen; Theodore; Shenoute; Saint Menas; Abba Kyros; Philotheos; George; Gabriel; Mark. Qurta East: [Untranslated passage.] Dendur (?) East: [Untranslated passage.] Pori: The Eparch’s (?) field. Toshka: Jesus; Litharkuel; Merkos of Pash; Mary of Tirmane; (The Four) Creatures; From Peter: 2; Michael; (The Four) Creatures. Arminna: Jesus; Mary; Michael of Sha (?); Philotheos; (The) Holy Trinity; Merkos. Pourgoundi: John; Peter; Mary.