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Pap. London, British Library Pap 6943 (12)

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Inventory Number Pap. London, British Library Pap 6943 (12)
Publication Number BASP 32, Nr.2
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Finder (= First Purchaser) de Rustafjaell, Robert
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Aswan / Syene
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 12 11 1907 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) de Rustafjaell, Robert
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Junker, Hermann


Object Type papyrus
Range of Preservation incomplete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Some lacunae and hardly visible letters.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Ancient Archives private archive | Patermouthis
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | dept instrument
Summary of Content Document concerning a debt owed to Patermouthis. Non-legal, as there are no signatories or witnesses. The piece possibly belonged together with BL Or. 6943(11), but since the present piece makes sense on its own, the relationship between the two texts is unclear.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ϯ ϩⲁ ⲱⲛⲙⲏⲧ ⲛ︦ϩⲟⲗ
2ⲕ,ϩⲟⲗⲟⲕⲟⲧⲧⲓⲛⲟⲥ ⲡⲁⲣⲁ ⲟⲩⲧⲉⲣⲙⲏⲥⲓⲟⲛ ϫⲉ ⲙⲁⲛⲧⲉ ⲡⲁⲧⲉⲣ
3ⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲛϩⲏⲧⲟⲩ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲁⲡⲁⲓ̈ⲱⲧ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩⲉ
4ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛ︦ⲧϥ︦ⲱⲣϫ ⲟⲛ ϩⲁⲡⲁⲥⲫⲁⲗⲉⲥ ⲛ︦ⲡⲃⲧⲟ
5ⲟⲩ ⲛ︦ϩⲟⲗⲟⲕ,ϩⲟⲗⲟⲕⲟⲧⲧⲓⲛⲟⲥ ⲧⲉⲕⲭⲣⲉⲱⲥⲧⲉⲓ ⲛ︦ⲙⲟϥ ⲛ︦
6ⲡⲃⲟⲗ ⲛ︦ⲡⲓⲙⲏⲧ ⲡⲁⲣⲁ ⲟⲩⲧⲣⲓⲙⲏⲥⲓⲟⲛ
7ϩⲁ ⲓ̈ⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲃⲧⲟⲟⲩ ⲛ︦ϩⲟⲗⲟⲕ,ϩⲟⲗⲟⲕⲟⲧⲧⲓⲛⲟⲥ ϩⲛ︦ⲡⲕⲟⲓⲛⲟ
8ϩⲁⲧⲉϥ︦ⲙⲛ︦ⲧ ⲁⲧⲟ
1(...) ten solidi
2less a tremissis. Patermoute does not have (a share ?)
3in them or anything belonging to my father
4and he has been assured furthermore concerning the security of the four
5solidi which you owe him
6from this ten less tremissis.
7From Johannes four solidi in/from the koinon(...?)
8for its/his...
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
30520 man Aurelius / Flavius Patermouthis, son of Menas (alias Benne) and the mother Tsia Αὐρηλίῳ Πατερμουθίῳ Μηνᾶτος…… (), ⲡⲁⲧⲉⲣⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



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DatasetID 309653
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 47743
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309653 (= Pap. London, British Library Pap 6943 (12)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.