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Martyrdom of St. Pteleme
Egypt, 9th century-early 10th century
MS M.581 fol. 1v
Ptolemy of Dendera nimbed, wearing diadem, mounted, right hand extended toward Paphnutius of Egypt nimbed, wearing monk’s habit, holding staff and vessel inscribed "the receptacle of water" (Coptic), gesturing; inscriptions, "St. Apa Pteleme of Nikentori, ’Greetings’" (Coptic); "Apa Pteleme speaking with Apa Papnoute the ascetic, saying, ’Greetings, Sir, my lord and father’" (Coptic); and "Apa Papnoute speaking with Pteleme, ’Greetings, O ruler’" (Coptic).
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