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Pap. London, British Library Pap 1817

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Inventory Number Pap. London, British Library Pap 1817
Publication Number P.Lond. V 1858 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

Text Basic Information

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


Text Content

Modern Title document
Ancient Archives private archive | Patermouthis
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Fragments belonging to documents of the Patermouthis archive
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no transcript
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion Christianity




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



Reserved Copyright
Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 310355
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 36973
Papyri.info hgv/36973
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310355 (= Pap. London, British Library Pap 1817), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.