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Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 108 (P) + e. 106 (P) fr. [4]

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Collection Oxford, Bodleian Library
Inventory Number Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 108 (P) + e. 106 (P) fr. [4]
Publication Number SB 6 9367 (4)
Current Location Oxford, Bodleian Library
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]
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 1907
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Sayce, Archibald Henry
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto) and perpendicular (verso)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) 2 non-contiguous fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 19+x 4
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Certificate of shipment from the Pathyrites
Ancient Archives corn transport Syene | offical correspondence
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | official letter
Summary of Content Certificate of shipment of corn for rations of the soldiers in Syene, from Antiochos, to be delivered to Apollonios, the sitologos of Syene, embarked in the Pathyrite nome.
Location of Composition Pathyrites Upper Egypt, 4th nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντ̣ίοχ̣ος Ἀπολ̣λωνίωι χ̣αί̣ρ̣ειν.
2ἐμβεβλήμεθα ἐκ τοῦ ἐν τ̣ῶι Π̣αθυρίτηι θησαυροῦ
3ὥστε̣ πα̣ρακομίσαι εἰς τ̣ν ἐν
4Συήν̣η̣ι̣ θησαυρὸν πρὸς τὰ
5μετρ̣ήματα τ̣ῶν ἐπὶ τῶν
6τόπω̣ν̣ στρατιω̣τῶν, καθότι
7ἐπέστειλεν Π̣ρώταρχος
8ὁ ἐπὶ τ̣ῶν κατ̣ὰ τὴν Θηβαΐδα
9καὶ ρενδώτηςβασιλικὸς
10γραμ̣ματεὺς̣ εἰς̣ ακωρ?
11Αρε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ἐφʼ οὗ Ἁ̣ρ̣μιῦσις
12ἀγωγῆς ψ π̣ὸ τῶν τοῦ ιη (ἔτους)
13γ̣ε̣ν̣ημ̣άτ̣ω̣ν̣ πυρ̣οῦ καθαρ̣οῦ
14μεμετρημένου μ̣έτρωι
15(ἐννεακαιεικοσι)χοινίκωι τῶι συμβεβλημένωι
16πρὸς τὸ χαλκοῦν ἀρ(τάβας) χ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
[ -ca.?- several lines missing - ]
17 ̣χ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ συ̣ναναλαβὼν
18ἅπαν γράψον Λυσιμάχωι
19τῶι σ̣ιτολ̣όγωι.
20ἔρρωσο. (ἔτους(?)) ιη Παχὼν κ̅β̅.
1 σιτολόγωι
2[τ]ῶ̣[ν τόπ]ω̣ν
3 (ἔτους) ιη Πα̣ῦ̣ν̣ι̣
4Παθυ̣ρ̣ί̣τ̣ο̣υ πυ(ροῦ) χ Ἀπολλων[ίωι]
1Antiochos greets Apollonios.
2We have embarked from the thesaurus at the Pathyrites
3for conveyance to the thesaurus in
4Syene for the
5rations of the soldiers
6stationed there, according
7to the orders of Protarchos,
8the commander of the Thebais,
9and Harendotes, the royal
10scribe, on the ship Akor(?)
11of Are---?, under the command of Harmiysis,
12of 700 (artabae) burthen, of the harvest of year 18,
13of clean wheat
14measured with the measure of
1529 choinkes, which was compared
16to the copper measure, 600 artabae ---
[ - several lines missing - ]
17(hand 2) --- when you have received
18everything, write to Lysimachos
19the sitologos.
20Farewell. Year 18, Pachon 22.
1(hand 1) To the sitologos
2of the places
3(hand 3) year 18, Payni
4of the Pathyrites, wheat 600 (hand 1) to Apollonios.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Π̣αθυρίτηι (places.xml#63)
  • Συήν̣η̣ι̣ (places.xml#8)
  • Παθυ̣ρ̣ί̣τ̣ο̣υ (places.xml#63)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34640 man Antiochos (corn archive) Ἀντ̣ίοχ̣ος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios V Epiphanes 18 Payni -187 July 6 BCE -187 August 4 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310434
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5742
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9367
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310434 (= Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 108 (P) + e. 106 (P) fr. [4]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.