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Ostr. Berlin P. 12942

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12942
Current Location missing
Comments on Inventory registered as existing during revision (1963)
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned

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) Zucker, Friedrich (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 1907 and 1908
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, medium brown
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Formerly "unvollständig" according to the inventory book.
Mounting (non [ostracon])

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Incomplete. Today missed.
Script, Primary Late Demotic
Language, Primary Roman Demotic
Comments on Handwriting [unknown]
Comments on Text Layout [unknown]
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 0 0
Column Height (in mm) 0 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance [unknown] 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title ostracon with unknown content
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Content unknown, object lost.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Hand copy of one line in the inventory book.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Comment on Gender [unknown]
Comment on Religion [unknown]

 

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Roman Period -30 BCE 211 CE Dating by palaeography;

 

Pictures

P_12942_Inventarbuch
CC-BY-NC-SA

 

Literature

previousely unpublished

 

DatasetID 100121
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100121 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12942), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.