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Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 110 (P) fr. [8]

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Collection Oxford, Bodleian Library
Inventory Number Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 110 (P) fr. [8]
Publication Number SB 6 9367 (8)
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 broken at right

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) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7 4
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 verso order of text incertain
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Νέαρχος Λυσιμάχωι χαίρειν. ἐμβεβλήμεθα ἐκ τοῦ ἐν Διοσπόλει τῆι μικρᾶι θησαυροῦ εἰς
2ακωρ? ἀγωγῆς - ca. 51 -
3Πρω̣τάρχου τοῦ ἐπὶ τῶν κατὰ τὴν Θηβαΐδα ὥστε παρακομίσαι εἰς Συήνην
4πρὸς τὰ̣ μετρήματα τῶν - ca. 38 - ἀπὸ
5τῶν τοῦ̣ ιη (ἔτους) γενημάτων - ca. 16 - τῶι συμβεβλημένωι πρὸς τὸ
6χαλ̣κ̣ο̣ῦ̣ν - ca. 47 - ἐν
7κονδυλίωι. ἔρρωσο. (ἔτους) ιη -?-
8σ̣ι̣τολόγωι τῆ̣ς Θ̣ηβαΐδος
9 (ἔτους) ιη Πα̣ῦνι̣ -?-
10ακωρ? Ν̣έωνος μισθωτοῦ -?-
11π̣υ̣ρῶν χ̣ν̣

1Nearchos greets Lysimachos. We have embarked form the thesauros in Diospolis parva on
2the akor(?) of the burden ---
3of Protarchos, the intendant of the finances of the Thebaid, for conveyance to Syene
4for the rations of the soldiers --- of
5the harvest of year 18 --- compared to the
6copper measure ---
7in a jug. Farewell. Year 18 ---
8to the sitologos of the Thebaid.
9(hand 2) year 18, Payni ---
10akor(?) of Neon, tax farmer? ---
11wheat 650 artabae.
Places (read out from edition)
  • τῆι μικρᾶιΔιοσπόλει (places.xml#10)
  • Θηβαΐδα (places.xml#172)
  • Συήνην (places.xml#8)
  • Θ̣ηβαΐδος (places.xml#172)

    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 Payni -187 July 6 BCE -187 August 4 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310451
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5746
    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 310451 (= Pap. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. MS. Gr. class. d. 110 (P) fr. [8]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.