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Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. e. 105 (P)

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_310449.tei.xml



Collection Oxford, Bodleian Library
Inventory Number Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. e. 105 (P)
Publication Number SB 6 9367 (6)
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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation 2 non-contiguous fragments

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 8 4
Quantity of Columns 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Notification of shipment of corn from Tentyris
Ancient Archives corn transport Syene | offical correspondence
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
  • documentary | official letter
Summary of Content Notification of shipment of corn from Tentyris, for the rations of the soldiers in Syene, from Ptolemaios to Lysimachos.
Location of Composition Tentyris (Dendera) Upper Egypt, 6th nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Π̣τολεμ̣αῖος Λυσιμάχωι χαίρειν. ἐμ̣βεβλή̣μ̣εθα
2ἐκ τοῦ ἐν Τ̣εντύρει θησαυροῦ ὥ̣στε παρακομίσαι
3εἰς Συήνην κατὰ τὴν ἐπιστολὴν̣ Πρω̣τάρχου τ̣οῦ
4ἐπὶ τῶν κατὰ τὴν Θηβα(ΐδα) ἀπὸ̣ τῶν τοῦ ιη (ἔτους) γενημάτων εἰς
5Πρωτάρχου ακωρ( ) πυρῶν̣ ων καὶ τὸ δε̣ῖγμα ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
6ἐ̣πι̣τ̣ε̣θ̣ε̣ί̣κ̣αμεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ κατεσφ̣ρα̣γισμένον ἐν
7κονδυλίωι. ἐ̣π̣ιστολὴ ἐν ἀγγείωι ἐσφ̣ρ̣αγίσθη.
8ἔρρωσο. (ἔτους) ιη Παχὼν ̣ ̣.
9 (ἔτους) ιη Παχ̣ὼ̣ν Τεντ̣υ̣ρ̣ί̣του
10α̣κ̣ω̣ρ ? Π̣ρωτάρχ̣ου̣
11π̣υ̣ρῶν ω̣ν̣.
12 Λυσιμάχωι

1Ptolemaios greets Lysimachos. We have embarked
2from the thesauros of Tentyris for conveyance
3to Syene, according to the order of Protarchos, the
4intendant of the Thebaid finances, from the harvest of the 18th year, on
5Protarchos' akor(?), 850 (art.) of wheat, and the sample
6we have entrusted to ---, sealed in
7a jug. The letter was sealed in the jug, too.
8Farewell. Year 18, Pachon ---.
9Year 18, Pachon; in the Tentyrite
10the akor(?) of Protarchos;
11wheat, 850 artabae;
12to Lysimachos.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Τ̣ (places.xml#66)
  • εντύρει (places.xml#66)
  • Συήν (places.xml#8)
  • ην (places.xml#8)
  • Θηβα(ΐδα) (places.xml#172)
  • Τεντ̣υ̣ρ̣ί̣ (places.xml#66)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34650 man Lysimachos (corn archive) Λυσιμάχωι Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios V Epiphanes 18 Pachons -187 June 6 BCE -187 July 5 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310449
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5744
    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 310449 (= Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. e. 105 (P)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .