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Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43468

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43468
Publication Number TAD A.5.2
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum (transferred to the museum in 1912)

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]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto / Zucker, Friedrich (excavation directors)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution partage
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Rubensohn, Otto / Zucker, Friedrich (excavation directors)
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Minutoli, Heinrich von


Object Type papyrus

Text Basic Information

Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial


Text Content

Modern Title Letter concerning a field as a hereditary lease
Summary of Content Letter concerning a field as a hereditary lease. with an injustice that was done.



Transcription Translation Pictures
1נתונ בר
2חקלא דג זי לנ מהחסנ לה מנ שנת 20 + 3 + 1 עד
2שנת 20 + 10 + 1 ארתחשסש
3מלכאשאילת קדמ תרוח ודינא ואמרת קדמ דינא
4חקלא רדית וו מנהנ לא לקחת אלכי דיני מדינתא
5 וכעשק עבידלי ואמרת קדמ תרוח ודינאאיכ
6מנ שנת 20 + 3 + 1 עד שנת 20 + 10 + 1 ובגפרנ ונפינ עלוומנכי דיניאלסונ ולקחו
7פרתכיא זי נפינ רב חילא זי סונ ודיני מדנתא איכ לקחו
8על דנה קדמ מראי שלחת לאמר כעשק עביד לי וכעת הנ על
9מראי טב ישאל לתרוח ודינא על דנה כעשק אל יתעבד לי ב
1 [...Na]ttun son of [...]
2[...] our [detach]ment held (this) [fi]eld as a hereditary lease from year 24 un[til] year 31 of Artaxerxes
3[King...] I was interrogated [befo]re Tarwu[ḥ and] the judge and I said before [the] judge, ["...]
4[...] I ploughed the [fiel]d (but) did n[ot] take...from them." Those judges [of the province...]
5[...] and an injustice indeed was done to me. And I said before Tarwuḥ and [the] judg[e] how [...]
6[...] from year 24 until year 31. And Bagapharna and Naphaina and Mannuki the ju[dges] entered Syene and to[ok...]
7[...] the foremost (aides) of Naphaina, garrison commander of Syene, and the judges of the province, how [they] t[ook...]
8[...Because of] this I have sent before my lord, saying, "An injustice indeed was done to me." And now, [if it]
9[please my lord, let] him ask Tarwuḥ and the judge about this. Let an injustice indeed not be done to me...
Places (read out from edition)
  • ס (places.xml#s8)
  • סונ (places.xml#s8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    11560 man Artaxerxes I Rṱḫšsš Aramaic, Imperial



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Artaxerxes II 31 ;







    DatasetID 308136
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 89416
    Author Verena Lepper
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308136 (= Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43468), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Verena Lepper.