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Pap. Paris, AIBL P. Clermont-Ganneau 4 b

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Inventory Number Pap. Paris, AIBL P. Clermont-Ganneau 4 b
Publication Number SB VI 9249
Current Location Paris, Sorbonne, Institute of Papyrology
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: low
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type papyrus
Dating between 100 and 299
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object verso
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 18
Quantity of Columns 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Draft of a letter
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Draft of a letter
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 14: gyne sou Vallaris, leg. Valeria l. 12 pa() = para?, l. 17: oude(n)? translation ok???
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)
Comment on Religion the lord Ammon is mentioned



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ὁ δεῖνα τῷ ἀδελ(?)φῷ πολλὰ χαίρε̣ι̣ν.
2τὸ προσκύνημά σου π̣ο̣ιῶ παρὰ τῷ κυρίῳ Ἀμμωνι κ̣αὶ
3τοῖς ἐνθάδε θεοῖς. ἀσπάζονταί σε οἱ ἀδελφοί σου·
4- ca.15 -ν̣ βλέπε̣ τ̣ὰ̣ αὐτοῦ σε 1 l. σὺ ἀλλὰ ὁ πατὴρ
5 -?- τὴν γυναῖκα Ἰουλίου μὴ λυπ̣-
6ήσῃς(?) μηδὲ(?) ̣ εἴπ̣ῃς ὅτι ἐνηνηχε 2 l. ἐνήνοχε αὐτὰ
7 -?- ̣ εἴρικε 3l. εἴρηκε ὅτ̣ι̣ δέξε 4 l. δέξαι καὶ οὐκ ἔλαβεν̣
8 -?- χον μετʼ αὐτὰ χ vac.
9 -?- τὴν γυναῖκα Ἰουλίου σ̣ vac.
10 -?- υ ἐνγὺς ἀλαβασ[τρ -ca.?- ] τεμάχεια 5 l. τεμάχια
11 -?- εἴρη(?)κα αὐτῷ ὅτι ἐὰν μέλλῃς
12 -?- οὐκ εἴριχέ 6 l. εἴρηκέ μοι ἃ ἔλαβε παρὰ?
13 -?- α̣ εἰς Ὄμβους. ἀσπάζεταί
14σε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ἡ γυνή σου Οὐαλλαρις 7ed. Ὀρσεαλλαρις, l. Οὐαλέρια καὶ ἡ γυνὴ ἄλλη
15[- ca.10 -]ε̣ις μοι ὅ̣τ̣ι Τοθοῖς εἰπέ μοι καὶ̣ φερω-
16 -?- ̣πος γράφειν̣ κ̣ε̣ῖθεν ὅτι εἰπέ μοι.
17 -?- ἔπεμψέν σοι οὐ θέλω ἐγὼ οὐδέ(ν).
18 -?- προσκύνημά σον οὐδὲν θέ̣λ̣ω̣.

1 l. σὺ
2 l. ἐνήνοχε
3 l. εἴρηκε
4 l. δέξαι
5 l. τεμάχια
6 l. εἴρηκέ
7 ed. Ὀρσεαλλαρις, l. Οὐαλέρια
1NN to --- the brother, many greetings.
2I pray for you before the Lord Ammon and
3the other gods of this place. Your brothers salute you.
4--- See to his ---. However, the father
5--- the wife of Iulius. don't grieve
6---. You have said that he has brought them
7--- He said that he received them and did not take
8--- with them
9--- the wife of Iulius
10--- close to Alabastr? --- pickeled fish?
11-- I said to him that, if you like,
12--- he did not tell me, what he took from
13--- to Omboi. NN salutes
14you --- your wife Valeria? and the other wife
15--- to me, what Tothois said to me and bring?
16--- to write from there what he told me.
17--- (what?) I have sent you. I don't want anything.
18--- I do not wish? for your supplication
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ὄμβους (places.xml#11)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    32245 man Iulius (letter) Ἰουλίου Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    100 CE 299 CE palaeographical dating;



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    DatasetID 310423
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 27294
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9249
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310423 (= Pap. Paris, AIBL P. Clermont-Ganneau 4 b), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.