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Pap. Berlin P. P 11309

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. P 11309
Publication Number BGU VI 1249
Current Location magazine
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]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Zucker, Friedrich (excavation director)
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Qena
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Zucker, Friedrich (excavation director)
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Dating between 136 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left and right side.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) perpendicular (recto)
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 13
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Settlement of a dispute
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | contract | horizontal format
Summary of Content Settlement of a dispute, drawn up by a notary, between Isias and Esoroeris, son of Petosiris
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as party in proceedings
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους λδ Χοιὰχ ̣α̣ ἐν Συήνηι τῆς Θηβαίδος ἐπʼ Ἀριστοδήμου ἀγορανόμου
2ὁμολογεῖ Ἰσιὰς ἡ καὶ Σεννῆσις Πατεπνεβτεῦτος Ἀφώντισσα μετὰ κυρίου τοῦ αὐτῆς
3ἀνδ̣ρὸς Νεοπτολέμου τοῦ Νεοπτολέμου Κυρηναίου τῶν Πτολεμαίου καὶ τῶν υἱῶν
4τακτομίσθου Ἐ̣σ̣αροήρει Πετοσίριος Ἀφωντεῖ ἀμίσθωι συλλελύσθαι αὐτῶι τε καὶ Ταγῶτι
5τῆι γυναικὶ αὐτοῦ ὑπὲρ ἧς ἐνέβαλεν κατʼ αὐτῶν ἐντεύξεως ἐν τῶι λδ (ἔτει) τοῖς ἐν
6Πτολεμαίδι τῆς Θηβαίδος δικασταῖς ὧν εἰσαγωγεὺς Φιλῖνος διʼ ἧς ἐνεκάλει αὐτοῖς
7περὶ ὕβρεως καὶ πληγῶν ἃ ἐτιμήσατο χαλκοῦ ταλάντων δύ̣ο̣ καὶ ἀργυρίου δραχμῶν
8ἑκατὸν καὶ μὴ ἐπελεύσεσθαι ἐπʼ αὐτοὺς πὲρ τῶν προγεγραμμένων μήδʼ ὑπὲρ τῶν
9διὰ τῆς ἐντεύξεως δηλουμένων πά̣ν̣τ̣ων κατὰ μηθένα τρόπον, ἐὰν δʼ ἐπέλθῃ
10ἢ ἄλλος τις ὑπρ̣ α̣ὐτῆς τʼ ἔφοδος αὐτοῖς ἄκυρος ἔστω̣ καὶ προσαποτεισάτω Ἰσιὰς
11Ἐσαροήρει καὶ Ταγῶτι ἐπίτιμον χαλκοῦ τά̣λ̣α̣ν̣τα πέντε καὶ ἱερὰς τοῖς βασιλεῦσιν
12ἀργυρίου ἐπισήμου δραχμὰς -?- χωρὶς τοῦ τὰ προγεγραμμένα κ̣ύρια
13εἶναι. -?- κεχρημάτισται διʼ Ἀριστοδήμου ἀγορανόμου
1In the year 34, Choiak [1]1, in Syene of the Thebaid, before Aristodemos, Notary Public.
2Thus acknowledges Isias, also called Sennesis, daughter of Patepnebteus, woman of Aphonte with guardian, her
3husband Neoptolemos son of Neoptolemos, a Cyrenean, taktomisthos* of the (regiment) of Ptolemy and his sons,
4to Esaroeris son of Petosiris, man of Aphonte without pay, that she has settled with him and Tagos,
5his wife, about the petition she submitted against them in year 34 to the
6judges in Ptolemais of the Thebaid, of whom Philinos was bailiff, through which she accused them
7of assault and battery, which offenses she evaluated at bronze, two talents, and silver, a
8hundred drachmas, and that she will not bring suit against them for the aforesaid nor for
9all matters set forth in the petition in any way. And if she
10or someone else on her behalf contests it, let the suit be invalid for them and additionally let Isias compensate
11Esaroeris and Tagos by an assessment of bronze, five talents and
12pure silver, [x] drachmas, holy to the kings, apart from the aforesaid being valid.
13Transacted by Aristodemos, Notary Public.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συήνηι (places.xml#8)
  • Ἀφώντισσα (places.xml#19)
  • Ἀφωντεῖ (places.xml#19)
  • λεμαίδι (places.xml#40)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    25940 man Aristodemos, agoranomos (notary) Ἀριστοδήμου Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II 34 Choiak 11 -136 January 4 BCE date in text, day incertain;




    DatasetID 310307
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 4540
    Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;6;1249
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310307 (= Pap. Berlin P. P 11309), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.