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Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 106 (P) + d. 109 (P) fr. [7]

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Collection Oxford, Bodleian Library
Inventory Number Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 106 (P) + d. 109 (P) fr. [7]
Publication Number SB 6 9367 (7)
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 3 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) 3 non-contiguous fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Notification of shipment of corn from Diospolis parva
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 Diospolis parva, for the rations of the soldiers in Syene, from Nearchos to Lysimachos
Location of Composition Diospolis Parva (Hiu) Upper Egypt, 7th nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Νέαρχος Λυσι̣μάχωι χαίρειν. ἐμβεβλήμεθα ἐκ τοῦ ἐν Διοσπόλει
2τῆι μικρᾶι θη̣σα̣υροῦ εἰς ακωρ( ) - ca.10 - ἀγ(ωγῆς) ̣ ἐφʼ οὗ Παχνοῦβις ὁ
3Σραμεσνούφιος μ̣έ̣τρωι (ἐννεακαιεικοσι)χ(οινίκωι) τῶι συμβεβλημένωι πρὸς τὸ χα̣λκοῦν σῖτον
4νέον καθαρὸν ὥστε̣ παρακομίσαι εἰς Συήνην πρὸς τὰ με̣τρήματα τῶν
5στ̣ρατ̣ι̣ω̣τ̣ῶν, κ̣αθὼς γράφει Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ παρὰ Πρωτάρχου τοῦ ἐ̣π̣ὶ̣ τῶν
6κατὰ τὴν Θηβαΐδα, π̣υρῶν Ατ ἀπὸ τῶν τοῦ ιη (ἔτους) γενημάτων̣ καὶ τὸ δεῖγμ̣α
7κατεσφραγίσμεθα. ἔρρ̣ωσο. (ἔτους) ιη Π̣αῦ̣νι κδ.
8Παχνοῦβιος κυβερνήτου
9πυρῶν Α̣τ̣.
10 ̣[ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣
11τῆς Θηβαΐδος
12(hand 2) (ἔτους) ιη Ἐπεὶφ κ̣.
13Διο̣σ̣πόλεως ακωρ?
14ἐ̣φ̣ʼ ο̣ὗ̣ Π̣αχ̣νο̣ῦ̣βι̣ς̣. Ατ
15(hand 1) Λυσιμάχωι

1Nearchos greets Lysimachos. We have embarked from the thesauros in Diospolis
2parva on the akor(?) of ---, of --- burthen, under the command of Pachnoubis,
3son of(?) Sramesnouphis, corn measured with the 29-choinikes measure compared to the copper measure,
4new and cleansed, for conveyance to Syene for rations of the
5soldiers, according to the letter which Apollonios wrote, the agent of Protarchos, intendant
6of the finances of the Thebaid, 1100 artabae of wheat from the harvest of year 18, and we have the sample
7sealed. Farewell. Year 18, Payni 24.
8Pachnoubis, skipper,
91100 artabae of wheat.
11of the Thebaid
12(hand 2) Year 18, Epeiph 20.
13akor(?) of Diospolis
14under the command of Pachnoubis. 1100.
15(hand 1) to Lysimachos.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Διοσπό τῆι μικρᾶι (places.xml#10)
  • Συήνην (places.xml#8)
  • Θηβαΐδα (places.xml#172)
  • Θηβαΐδος (places.xml#172)
  • Διο̣σ̣πόλεως (places.xml#10)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    35695 man Apollonios ho para Protarchos (corn archive) Ἀπολλώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios V Epiphanes 18 Epeiph 20 -187 August 24 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310450
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5745
    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 310450 (= Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 106 (P) + d. 109 (P) fr. [7]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.