By George R. Hughes
This catalogue is meant to be just a record of the Brooklyn Museum's choice of 212 Demotic Egyptian texts. offers either the Museum and Demoticists usually with an inventory of every thing plus basically such info as may make the record beneficial. it isn't meant to be a whole booklet of the texts with the standard complete transliteration, translation, notes, and images or drawings. quite, samples of every kind of textual content (papyri, ostraca, inscribed stone and wood items) are illustrated at the plates and in simple terms the extra attention-grabbing passages within the texts are given in transliteration and translation. The booklet concludes with key observe, identify, identify, and geographical identify indices.
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The text is complete in three lines. TEXT 1. t,A 2 kite, [silver of] 2. ) (nh≥b), year 8. Written by P|-ªh≤m,B 3. year 8, Phamenoth C 7. NOTES — Brian P. t. For this taxpayer, see Muhs, Tax Receipts, pp. 105–06 (Taxpayer 1). ). For this scribe, see Vleeming, Ostraka Varia, p. 101. ” 80. OSTRACON Museum Number: Provenience: Dimensions: 12768 1755 Thebes Max. 6 cm; max. ) A DESCRIPTION Light gray on the surfaces and throughout the fracture and fine texture but somewhat porous. Wilbour marked “K 87” on the reverse.
See G. R. Hughes, “Review of Demotisches Glossar, by W. Erichsen,” JNES 16 (1957): 57. Note the association of these two taxes in W. Spiegelberg, Demotische Papyrus von der Insel Elephantine (Demotische Studien 2; Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1908), no. 11/5, pp. 23 –24, pl. 8. 73. OSTRACON Museum Number: Provenience: Dimensions: 12768 1754 Illustration: — Thebes Date: Year 30 (of Ptolemy II Max. 5 cm; max. 9 cm Philadelphus) DESCRIPTION Grayish tan flecked with white, porous, and rather coarse texture.
4. ). ) for the dike tax (h≤r h≥d≤ nbe) of year 1, 1 stater, 1 kite, 4 obols. NOTE a Karl-Th. Zauzich suggests reading the first part of both names as P|-ªh≤m instead of P|-ªt. VALUE OF OIL TAX (swn nh≥e) (Cat. No. 89) 89. 236 Illustration: Plate 20b — Date: Year 13 (of a Ptolemy) Max. 9 cm; max. 8 cm DESCRIPTION Dirty gray with the slightest hint of brown from firing on the outside surface only. The text is complete in three lines. TEXT 1. ) 2. for the value of oil in year 13, Epeiph. 3. wy son of Gtn.