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Pap. Berlin P. 13531

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13531
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory registered as existing during revision (1958)
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 1906
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, dark
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 300 mm | 68 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Diverse breaks and holes. Several fragments without direct joints.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object The papyrus is still mounted on paper (04/2016).

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) Many text losses.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Flüchtige, mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text is placed onto the upper two-thirds of the papyrus, without lateral margins, but with a broader margin on top. The lower third of the sheet remains uninscribed.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 13 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 60 0
Column Height (in mm) 190 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 60 x 190 0


Text Content

Modern Title account of priests connected with their income
Ancient Archives Chnoum temple archives | administrative archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content List of priests, in connection with income.
Location of Composition Edfou / Apollonpolis magna Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Comment on Gender - activity of woman: priestess - Identifier of woman: none
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
3 Ḏḥwtı͗-mꜥꜣ(?)
4nꜣ(?) s:ꜥnḫ
5Ḏḥwtı͗-ms(?) sꜣ(?) Ḥr(?)-sꜣ-ꜣs.t
6pꜣ nty šn n nꜣ rpy.w
7tꜣ(?) pšy n tꜣ s.t
9Ḏḥwtı͗-ms sꜣ Ḥr-sꜣ-ꜣs.t
10[nꜣ(?)] s:ꜥnḫ
11wꜣḥ-mw Ḥr-tꜣ
13wꜣḥ(.t)-mw Tꜣ-nty-mḥ-ꜣs.t
3[///] Thotomous.
4Those who enliven [///].
5Thotomous, son of Harsiesis,
6the inspector of the temples
7the half of the place
9Thotomous, son of Harsiesis.
10[Those] … enliven [///].
11Choachyt Harto.
12Choachyt ..?.. .
13(Female) Choachyt Ta-nety-meh-ese.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
9425 man ..?.. (P. 13531) ..?.. (not identified)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios III Euergetes -247 BCE -221 BCE internal dating, without name of the ruler;







DatasetID 100269
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 44568
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100269 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13531), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.