MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT

MS 161
MS Short Title MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT
Text MARRIAGE SETTLEMENT BETWEEN UNNOFIR, SON OF PHIBIS AND TAESI, DAUGHTER OF HORUS. TRANSACTED BY NEKHTMIN SON OF NEKHTMIN, PUBLIC NOTARY
Description MS in Demotic on papyrus, Pathyris, Egypt, 97-96 BC, 1 papyrus, 42x31 cm, single column, 12 lines in a Demotic documentary script.
Context From a hoard of 21 Greek and 31 Demotic, dated papyri, MSS 128-179.
Provenance 1. Horus, son of Nechoutes, family archive, Gebelên, Egypt (ca. 140-89 BC); 2. Buried in a pottery jar in the sand at Gebelên, the site of the ancient Pathyris of the Thebaid (ca. 88 BC-1924); 3. Hadj Mansur Mahmûd, Luxor, Egypt (1924); 4. Elkan Nathan Adler, England (from 1924); 5. Dr. Martin Bodmer, Genève (until 1970); 6. H.P. Kraus Cat. 126(1971):96; 7. De-accessioned Sotheby's 10.7.2012:2 to Copenhagen Papyrus Institute.
Published The Adler Papyri, Oxford University Press, 1939 : D14.
Place of origin Egypt
Dates 97 - 96 BC

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