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Pap. London, British Library Pap 1808

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Inventory Number Pap. London, British Library Pap 1808
Publication Number P.Lond. V 1850 descr.
Current Location London, British Library
Publication Status partly 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) R. de Rustafjaell
Certainty: high
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 1907 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Harold I. Bell
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Dating between 550 and 599
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation fragments

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, byzantine cursive


Text Content

Modern Title fragments of a contract
Ancient Archives private archive | Patermouthis
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Fragments belonging to different contracts of the Patermouthis archive. The hand of scribe Marcus, son of Apa Dios, is identified in fg. 3-5. the other fragments show the lower margins o contracts, hand of the witnesses
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text transcript of fragments 1, 2, 4 and 6 no translation, persons not tagged
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures

1-?- Κολλ? Μηνᾶς Ἀβρααμίου-?-
2-?- ὑ̣πὲρ αὐτῶν γ̣ρ̣άμματα μὴ εἰδότων -?-
3-?- ̣ Μηνᾶς Πραιπόσιτος ἀναγνώστης̣-?-
4-?- ̣ ἐλάχιστος πρεσβύτερος τῆς ἁγίας Μαρίας-?-
1 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣-?- ̣ ̣-?- ̣ ̣-?-
2 Αὐρήλιος Ἰσὰκ Λέων μαρτυ-?-
3 -?- + Παῦλος Πατσήβτθιος πρεσβύ̣τ̣ερος -?-
1 + βα̣σ̣ι̣λ̣είας -?-
2 αἰω̣ν̣ίου-?-
3 vac.
4Φ̣λλαούιοι Ἰωάν̣νης --- καὶ ---
5 -?-ω̣ι ἀπὸ τῆς -?-
6 στρατιώτης τείρων ἀριθμοῦ Συήνης
7 -?-ἀναδεχομ̣-?-
8 -?-πο ..... -?-
9 -?- μηνὸς μετὰ τοῦ -?-
10 -?-γωτη τῆς παρα̣ -?-
11 -?-καὶ πάντα τα̣-?-
12 -?-μφοτέροις επιλ ̣-?-
13 -?- ̣ον στερξ ̣-?-
1-?-ς̣ ἁγίας Μαρίας-?-
2-?- ̣ ̣ ̣ν̣ης μαρτυῶι -?-
Places (read out from edition)




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
550 CE 599 CE palaeographical dating;







DatasetID 310344
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 36965
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.lond;5;1850
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310344 (= Pap. London, British Library Pap 1808), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.