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Ostr. Berlin P. 12918+20471

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12918+20471
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory registered as existing during revision (1963)
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished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) 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
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 67 mm | 59 mm | 6 mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The right part is broken off in undetermined extent.
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) Heavily faded.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text covers nearly the entire surface of the preserved potsherd. The lower left crotch remains uninscribed.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 67 0
Column Height (in mm) 45 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+67 x 45+y 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title account
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account for several items, counted in stater and obols.
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

 

People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_12918_aussen
CC-BY-NC-SA
P_12918_innen
CC-BY-NC-SA

 

Literature

previousely unpublished

 

DatasetID 100142
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 100142 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12918+20471), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.