Home Project Search Objects Places Persons & Deities  

Search in Objects

(submit with enter)


Pap. Berlin P. 13597

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_100277.tei.xml



Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13597
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory (Zauzich in VOHD XIX,2): missing (1971), but today existing.
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details According to K.-T. Zauzich.
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Abd el Megid (Luxor)
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Luxor
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 0 and 0
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Abd el Megid (Luxor)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 300 mm | 231 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The right part is broken off, several large losses. One not directly joining fragment placed in the lower right section.
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) All line beginnings lost in undetermined extent. Several large holes with substantial text losses. Several parts faded.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Script, additional A Greek
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Language, additional A Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting "Sehr gute mitteldemotische Urkundenschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Demotic main text: Medium line pitch. Upper, lower and left margin broad. Greek endorsement: Medium line pitch.Text with some distance to the Demotic text, with broad left margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 19+2 (Greek) 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 170
Column Height (in mm) 180
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 170 x 180 0


Text Content

Modern Title document of withdrawal concerning a stathmos
Ancient Archives "family office from Aswan" (Zauzich in prep)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | contract | vertical format
Summary of Content Document of withdrawal between a person whose name is lost, and Pachnoumis, son of Peteharoeris, concerning a stathmos. Content parallel to Pap Berlin P. 13598. The document was written by Patous, son of Harpaesis. Subscription in Greek: registration.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Greek subscription: registration.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12135 woman Kleopatra II. Glwptrꜣ; Κλεοπάτραν Greek, Ancient
12140 woman Kleopatra III. Glwptrꜣ Greek, Ancient
2790 man Pachnoumis, son of Peteharoeris Pa-H̱nm sꜢ PꜢ-ḏỉ-Ḥr-wr pre-Coptic Egyptian
12130 man Ptolemaios VIII. Euergetes II. Ptlwmys Πτολεμαῖος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II 51 -120 BCE -119 BCE Internal dating, without name of the ruler.;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 100277
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03770
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100277 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13597), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.