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Ostr. Berlin P. 10828

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 10828
Publication Number Hintze 1977, Nr.5
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory 1963 available; 2014 available
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution partage
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1908


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, red brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 102 mm | 159 mm | 8 mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation upper left corner missing
Comments on Object bottom and rim of a plate

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex/concave
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) The ink is faded in several places, thus text is difficult to see
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Text Layout The text begins on the inside (concave) of the ostracon.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3 12+x
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 150 x+159
Column Height (in mm) 210 102+x
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Ancient Author of Text Hatre, son of Krampe Pekosh
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | dept instrument
Summary of Content Hatre, son of Krampe Pekosh (or the Nubian) owes Presbyteros, son of Paule [...] carat of gold. Written and witnessed by Jezekias, son of Allamon.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ⳁ ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ϩⲁⲧⲣⲏ ⲛ︦ⲕⲣⲁⲙⲡⲉ ⲡⲉⲕⲱϣ
2ⲇⲁⲩⲉⲓ ⲉϥⲥϩⲁⲓ ⲛ︦ⲡⲣⲉⲥⲃⲏⲧⲉⲣⲟ ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲉ
3ϫⲉ ϯϩⲟⲙⲟⲗⲟⲅⲓ ⲉⲓⲭⲣⲉⲱⲥϯ ⲛⲁⲕ ⲛ︦
4ⲛ︦ⲕⲉⲣⲁⲧⲥⲉ ⲛ︦ⲛⲟⲩⲃ ⲉⲁⲓϫⲓⲧⲟⲩ
5ⲛ︦ⲧⲟⲧⲕ ⲉⲧⲁⲭⲣⲓⲉ ⲛⲓ ϯⲉⲛⲟⲩ ϩⲛ︦ⲡⲟⲩ
6ⲱϣ ⲛ︦ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϯⲟ ⲛ︦ϩⲉⲧⲟⲓⲙⲟⲥ
7ⲛ︦ⲧⲁⲧⲁⲩ ⲛⲁⲕ ϩⲛ︦ⲡⲁⲱⲛⲉ
8ⲉϫⲛ︦ⲗⲁⲩ ⲛ︦ϣⲁϫⲉ ⲁⲉⲓ
9ⲥⲙⲛ ϯⲃⲗϫⲉ ϩⲛ︦ⲥ
10ⲟⲩ ϫⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲛ︦
11ⲑⲱⲑ ϩⲛ︦
1ϯⲡⲉ ⲛ︦ⲡⲉⲙⲧⲏⲥ
2ⲁⲛⲟⲕ ⲓ̈ⲉⲍⲉⲕⲉⲓⲁⲥ ⲁⲗⲗⲁⲙⲱ
3ⲁⲉⲓⲥⲱϩ ϯⲃⲗϫⲉ ϯⲟ ⲙ︦ⲙⲁⲣⲧⲩⲣⲟⲥ
1I, Hatre son of Krampe Pekosh (or the Nubian) and
2David write to Presbyteros son of Paule
3that I acknowledge that I owe you
4...carat gold which I received
5from you for my need. These, now, in the w-
6ill of God, I am ready
7to give back to you in Paone
8without any (disputing) words, I
9created this ostracon on
10twenty of
11Thoth in
12this year.
2I, Jezekias son of Allamon
3have written this ostracon and am witness thereto.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
2400 man David ⲇⲁⲇ Coptic



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
historical, social setting, other texts and archives from the area, palaeography; names, military titles, business affairs in the Coptic texts from Elephantine ;







DatasetID 100076
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 87773
Author Daniel Werning, Matthias Müller, Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100076 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 10828), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Matthias Müller, Andrea Hasznos.