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Pap. Cairo EM Pap. no. 3465 = J. 43502

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Pap. Cairo EM Pap. no. 3465 = J. 43502
Publication Number TAD C.1.1; TAD C.3.7pal
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum (transferred to the museum in 1912)
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary
Publication Status published

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

Text Basic Information

Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16


Text Content

Modern Title Ahiqar Manuscript (Plate J)
Text Types
  • documentary | account
  • literary | wisdom
Summary of Content pl. J: Proverbs concerning slaves and wisdom as well as scorpion, lion/stag, and ass fables. pl. J pal:  Import account on ship holdings coming into Egypt. Verso: second account concerning natron See ID 306611 for text and translation.



Transcription Translation Pictures
Places (read out from edition)




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-525 BCE -399 BCE ;




DatasetID 308247
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 89515
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308247 (= Pap. Cairo EM Pap. no. 3465 = J. 43502), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.