Ostr. Bristol, H4124   (More information about the Object)
Publication No. O. Crum VC 19
Modern Title
Summary Text concerns a weaving apprenticeship of a priest's daughter, possibly at age 8 to 9. Translation: Sarapamon (the) priest (is the one) who writes to Jenhor. Now, I give my daughter to you for two years so that no man shall ... ?? (set her free) from you for the eighth and ninth ... You, moreover, so that you do not neglect her but teach her her work. If you neglect her, this deed is dissolved.


1ⲥⲁⲣⲁⲡⲁⲙⲱⲛ ⲡⲣⲉⲥⲃⲩⲧⲉⲣⲟⲥ
2ⲉⲧⲥϩⲁⲓ̈ ⲛ︦ϫⲉⲛϩⲱⲣ ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩ
3ⲧⲓϯ ⲛ︦ⲧⲁϣⲉⲉⲣⲉ ⲛⲉ ⲛ︦ⲥⲛ︦ⲧⲉ
4ⲛ︦ⲣⲁⲙⲡⲉ ϫⲉⲛ︦ⲛⲉⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲟⲩⲓ̣
5ⲛ︦ⲧⲟⲧⲉ ⲉⲧⲉⲑⲟⲕⲧⲟⲉ ⲙⲛ︦ⲑⲉⲛⲛⲁⲧⲉ
6ⲛ︦ⲧⲟ ϩⲟⲧⲉ ϫⲉⲛ︦ⲛⲉⲕⲁⲧⲁⲫⲣⲟⲛⲉⲓ
7ⲁⲗⲗⲁ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲥⲁⲃⲟⲥ ⲉⲡⲉⲥϩⲱⲃ
8ⲉϣⲁⲣⲕⲁⲧⲁⲫⲣⲟⲛⲉⲓ ⲙ︦ⲙⲟⲥ ⲡⲓⲥϩⲁⲓ
9ϣⲏⲗ ⲛ︦ⲃⲟⲗ


1Sarapamon, the priest
2is writing to Jenhor1Female personal name.: Now,
3I am giving my daughter to you (fem.) for two
4years; so that no man shall (...)
5of (from?) you, namely the eighth and the ninth.
6And you for your part shall not neglect
7but shall teach her her work (...).
8If you neglect her, this writing
9shall be dissolved.

1 Female personal name.
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