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2019 | XXXII | 89-97

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Two Old Nubian Inscriptions from Akasha West


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The present paper analyses two Old Nubian inscriptions found at a church in Akasha West in 1969. The first inscription was found on an ostracon and invokes Jesus Christ. The second inscription was found on the altar inside the church’s sanctuary, and refers to the Holy Altar of Michael. The publication gives a description of the inscription, a transcription with critical apparatus, and a grammatical and general commentary on the text.



  • independent researcher, The Hague
  • Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw


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