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Pap. Leiden, RMO F 1976/11.4

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Inventory Number Pap. Leiden, RMO F 1976/11.4
Publication Number TAD D.2.12
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1976 and


Object Type papyrus
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Objectnaam: dodenboek Titel: dodenboek ; hiëratisch ; demotisch ; Koptisch ; Grieks Vindplaats: Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: papyrus Merkteken: handschriften ; cursieve hiërogliefen Opmerkingen: zie archief 6.4.3/5: - brief van Raden Ajoe Jodiana aan Schneider (01-12-1976) Herkomst: Schenking van mevr. Raden Ajoe Jodjana te Amsterdam, via dhr. van Wengen (Mus. voor Volkenkunde). Gekocht in een kunsthandel te Parijs in 1904. Opmerkingen van conservator: F 1976/11.4-a is een Aramese papyrus uit Elefantine Literatuur: Hoftijzer, OMRO 68 (1988), 45-57

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4


Text Content

Modern Title Contract Fragment
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | contract
Summary of Content Contract between Barznarva, who goes by the name of Patû and is a Bactrian from Elephantine and Yedanyah who holds possession-status
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual



Transcription Translation Pictures
1בירח פאוני שנת 𐡘𐡘 ארתחשסש מלכא אמר
2ברזנרו בר ארתברזנ הו פתו בחתרי זי
3אתרה ביב בירתא עביד לדגל מרי מדי 𐡘 לידניה
4בר נתנ יהודי זי ביב בירתא מהחסנ לדגל
1[In the mo]nth of Payni, year 2 Artaxerxes the king, said
2[Ba]rznarva son of Artabarzana, that is Patû, a Bactrian, whose
3[pl]ace is appointed in Fort Elephantine, belonging to the degal-unit of {Marya|Māduya}, 1 (person) to Yedanyah
4[son of Na]⸢tan a ⸢J⸣[u]dean who is in Fort Elephantine, one of possession-status, belonging to the degal-unit of
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Places (read out from edition)
  • יב בירתא (places.xml#3)
  • יב בירתא (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34900 man Barznarva son of Artabarzana = Patû ברזנרו בר ארתברזנ = פתו Aramaic, Imperial



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Artaxerxes II 02 Payni -403 August 29 BCE -403 September 27 BCE TAD.;



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    DatasetID 308127
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 89599
    Author James D. Moore
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308127 (= Pap. Leiden, RMO F 1976/11.4), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.