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St. Cairo EM JdE 36448

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number St. Cairo EM JdE 36448
Publication Number TAD D.17.1
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type stela
Range of Preservation (undecidable)
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object A squeeze of this inscription can be found in Paris AIBL-CIS box 6, copy 2.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object (other)
Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6


Text Content

Modern Title Shrine Dedicatory Inscription of an Iranian God
Text Types
  • documentary
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual
Religion Polytheism (other)
Comment on Religion Iranian diety named.



Transcription Translation Pictures
HL's edition CC:
1. ברזמדנא זנה ◦◦⸣{ד|ר}נ⸢[..]
2. רבחילא זי סון עבד
3. בירח סיון הו מחיר
4. שנת שבע ארתחשסש מלכא
5. [ל◦]◦ופ{ד|ר}נחתי אלהא דרות
6. [...]ל◦◦ ◦◦◦
1ברזמדנא זנה ◦◦◦[◦◦]
2רב חילא זי סונ עבד
3בירח סיונ הו מחיר
4שנת שבע ארתחשסש מלכא
5 ◦◦◦דנחתי ◦◦◦רנחתי אלהא דרות
1This shrine ◦◦◦[◦◦] (= PN ?)
2the cheif of the troop of Syene made.
3during the month of Sivan, that is Meḥir,
4year seven of Artaxerxes the king
5{◦◦◦DNḤTY | ◦◦◦RNḤTY} the god(.) peace
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • סונ (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    20015 man Artaxerxes ארתחשסש / ארתחש Aramaic, Imperial



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Artaxerxes I 07 Sivan -458 June 6 BCE -458 June 13 BCE ;



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    DatasetID 309606
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 91130
    Author James D. Moore
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309606 (= St. Cairo EM JdE 36448), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore .