The Meroitic Inscriptions from Qasr Ibrim
Excavations have been carried out in the fortress of Qasr Ibrim since 1963 under the auspices of the Egypt Exploration Society. On behalf of the Egypt Exploration Society and Dr. Pamela J. Rose, field director of the Qasr Ibrim excavation, Dr. Jochen Hallof, Egyptologist and Meroitist at the University of Würzburg/Germany, is preparing the publication of more than 700 Meroitic texts from the excavation at this site.
The edition consists of three volumes:
This volumeSRaT 9.1: Meroitic Inscriptions on OstrakaThe first volume contains the publication of 189 Meroitic texts, among them a very important ostrakon (REM 2112) with the Meroitic figures from 1 to 900000.
to appear:SRaT 9.2: Meroitic Inscriptions on Papyri (c. 300 pages and 120 plates)SRaT 9.3: Meroitic Inscriptions on wood, stone, parchment and gourd (c. 150 pages and 60 plates)
An additional volume (SRaT 13; in German) will be exclusively dedicated to Meroitic numbers and fractions: SRaT 13: Das meroitische Zahlensystem.