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Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43490

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43490
Publication Number TAD B.7.1; Sachau pap. 36 / taf. 32; Cowley 45; Grelot 11
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type papyrus
Comments on Object Document may be a palimpsest.

Text Basic Information

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


Text Content

Modern Title contract
Religion Judaism
Comment on Religion Oath to Yaho



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ב... ל נ פ 1TAD לפאוני Cowley ניסנ שנת2illegible strokes מלכא בסונ בירתא אמר ... בר ...
2לדגל אדננבו למחסיה בר שיבה ארמי זי סונ לדגל ... לאמר
3 עדבר נונינ לאמר חמצת מני ושאילת קדמ ... דיניא
4... וטעינת וטענו מומאה לכ ביהו אלהא כזי נוננ לא חמצת מנ
5 אתוב או עבורא זנה דמי נוניכ
6 לכ כל נונינ או דמיהמ זי תמא
7לכ הנ לא יהבת לכ בינ יומנ
8...אנתנ לכ אביגרנא שערנ קב 1 לפרס 1 כל ירחנ ושננ... כתב
9מעוזיה בר נתנ בר ענני ספרא זנה בסונ בירתא

1 TAD לפאוני Cowley ניסנ
2 illegible strokes
1[On # of {month}]?, year [# of {eponym}] the king in Fort-Syene [said PN son of PN...]
2[...of the detachment of Iddin-na]bu to Mahseiah son of Shibah, an Aramean of Syene [of the detachment of PN saying]
3[]on account of fish, saying, "You stole from me." I was inte[rogat]ed[ before... the judges]
4[… and they imposed ]an[ oath] / an[oath was imposed] for / to you (to swear) by Yaho the god that [I / you] did not steal fish [from...]
5[…]I shall turn back, or this grain, the value of your fish, […]
6[...]? to you any fish or their value which you shall swear []
7[…]to you. I have not given you within [#] day[s...]
8[… I shall give to you] the[ penalty]: barley, 1 qab per 1 peras each month and year[… wrote]
9[Mauziah son of Nathan son of ]Anani this document in Fort-Syene
Places (read out from edition)
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    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    3710 man Iddinnabu אדננבו Aramaic, Imperial




    DatasetID 308157
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 89491
    Author James D. Moore; Verena Lepper
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308157 (= Pap. Cairo EM JdE 43490), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore; Verena Lepper.