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Perg. Berlin P. 13498

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Perg. Berlin P. 13498
Publication Number ined.
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory 1958/72 available;2014 available
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status unpublished

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
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type parchment | codex
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation From smaller and larger pieces, part of a parchment leaf. The surface is very dark, it is very fragile, as if once burnt. Script almost impossible to see.
Comments on Object Blatt aus einem kleinen Kodex

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object two-sided
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Due to the very damaged nature of the leaf, script is almost impossible to see.
Script, Primary (not identified)
Comments on Handwriting "kleine Schrift" Beltz 1978, p.116
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16 16
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Text Types
  • religious | polytheistic Egyptian | love charm
Summary of Content Impossible to determine. Beltz in his catalogue (1978) writes: "Biblischer Text?" but no explanation or further information is provided by him.



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DatasetID 100086
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 108276
Author Daniel Werning, Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100086 (= Perg. Berlin P. 13498), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Andrea Hasznos.