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Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. c. 67 (P)

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Collection Oxford, Bodleian Library
Inventory Number Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. c. 67 (P)
Publication Number SB 6 9367 (3)
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
Dating between -187 and
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation 4 non-contiguous fragments

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) 4 non-contiguous fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9 7
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Certificate of shipment from the Koptites
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 Agathinos, to be delivered to Apollonios, the sitologos of Syene, embarked in the Koptite nome.
Location of Composition Koptites Upper Egypt, 5th nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀγαθῖνος Ἀπολλων̣ίωι χαίρειν. ἐμ̣βεβλήμεθα ἐκ τῶν ἐν τῶι Κοπ̣τί-
2τη̣ι̣ θησαυρῶν εἰς ακωρ(?) Νικάνοροςφ̣ʼ οὗ Πιῦσις ἀγ(ωγῆς) ψ πυρῶν
3ἀρτάβας χνδ ὥστε παρακομίσαι εἰς Συήνη̣ν πρὸς τὰ μετρήμα̣τ̣α̣ τῶν
4αὐτόθι στρατιωτῶν μεμετρημένας μέ(τρωι) (ἐννεακαιεικοσι)χ̣οινίκωι (γίνονται) πυροῦ ἀρτάβαι χνδ
5 - ca.25 - τοῦ οἰκονόμου ἐμβέβλημαι,
6καθά̣περ προγέ(γραπται), πυ(ροῦ) ἀρ(τάβας) ἑξακοσίας πεντήκοντα τεσσάρας (γίνονται) πυ(ροῦ) ἀρ(τάβαι) χνδ.
7 Ὀσαρνάχθις ὁ παρὰ - ca.13 - τοῦ βασιλικοῦ γραμμ̣α̣τ̣έ̣ως
8ἐμβέβλημα̣ι̣, κ̣α̣θ̣ὼς προγέ(γραπται) ἐν συμβόλω̣ι̣ πυρῶ̣ν̣ διὰ κυβερνήτου, πυροῦ ἀρτάβας χνδ.
9ἔρρωσο. (ἔτους) ιη Παχὼν ι̅η̅.
10 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣α
12 (ἔτους) ιζ 1 l. ιη Π̣αῦνι ακωρ? Νι̣κ̣ά̣ν̣ορος
13 ̣ ̣μ̣έτρ̣ον
14τῶν Κο̣π̣τ̣ί̣τ̣ο̣υ̣
16 ἐφʼ οὗ Π̣ιῦσ̣ις ἀρτάβαι χνδ.

1 l. ιη

1Agathinos greets Apollonios. We have embarked from the thesauros in the Koptite
2on the ship Akor(?) of Nikanor, under the command of Piysis, of 700 (artabae) burthen, wheat
3654 artabae, for the conveyance to Syene for the rations of the
4soldiers sationed there, measured by the 29 choinikes measure, wheat art. 654.
5(hand 2) --- of the oikonomos, have embarked,
6as has been stated, six hundred and fifty four artabae of wheat, = 654 artabae of wheat.
7(hand 3) I, Osarnachthis, assistant of --- the royal scribe,
8have embarked, as has been stated in the certificate of wheat, through the skipper, 654 art. of wheat.
9Farewell. Year 18, Pachon 18.
11of the thesauros
12 (hand 4) year 18 Payni, (the ship) Akor(?) of Nikanor,
13--- the measure
14of the places
15of the Koptite
16 (hand 4) under the command of Piysis, 654 art.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Κοπ̣ τη̣ι̣ (places.xml#64)
  • Ση̣ν (places.xml#8)
  • Κο̣π̣τ̣ί̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ (places.xml#64)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34585 man Agathinos (corn archive) Ἀγαθῖνος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios V Epiphanes 18 Pachons 18 -187 June 23 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310445
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5741
    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 310445 (= Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. c. 67 (P)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.