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Pap. Berlin P. 13410

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13410
Publication Number SB V 7573
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory The recto of the papyrus is already mentioned in BerlPap.
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 purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
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 purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (unknown)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, dark
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 360 mm | 139 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Heavily damaged. Many rather rectangular holes on the entire sheet.
Mounting framed under glass

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Very fragmentary.
Script, Primary Greek
Script, additional A Late Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Roman Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
Comments on Text Layout Narrow line pitch. The right-aligned text was placed onto the upper part of the papyrus, with a small right and a broder left margin. The lower two-fifth of the papyrus remain uninscribed.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 22+10 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 115124
Column Height (in mm) 16768
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 115 x 167 (Gr) + 124 x 68 cm (Demotic) 0


Text Content

Modern Title Mandate concerning the sale of a slave
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | contract | vertical format
Summary of Content Sale agreement concerning a slave. Taorseus, daughter of Onnophris and her mother Tanese..?.., authorized Pachompetenephotes to sell her slave Narcissus, while the revenue is due to herself. Below similar text in Demotic.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Below similar text in Demotic.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text greek ok demotic ?
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender - Activity of woman: contractant - Identifier of woman: daughter of a man and of her mother
Religion Syncretism
Comment on Religion priest of Ammon the great god priest of ?Isis?, the great godess?



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