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Pap. Berlin P. 13596

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13596
Current Location magazine
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) 324 mm | 210 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation In the middle horizontal and vertical parts large holes.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object The papyrus is still mounted on paper (06/2016).

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) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Several holes in vertical and horizontal run with heavy text losses.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Script, additional A Greek
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Language, additional A Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting "Gute mitteldemotische Urkundenschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Demotic mian text: Medium line pitch. The right- as well as left-aligned text was placed centered onto the sheet, with medium lateral margins and broad upper and lower margins. Greek subscription: Narrow line pitch. The text was placed onto the very lower section of the papyrus, with small lateral margins.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 22+2 (Greek) 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 190
Column Height (in mm) 270
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 190 x 270 0


Text Content

Modern Title Document of withdrawal concerning the sale of objects
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 Harsiesis, son of Esharoeris and his mother Tachnoumis, with Esharoeris, son of Petosiris and his mother Senesis, concerning the sale of some objects. Some of them are also mentioned in Pap. Berlin P. 13594 erwähnt. The document was written by Patus, son of Espmetis. Greek subscription.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Greek subscription.
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
2800 man Esharoeris, son of Petosiris and his mother Senesis Ns-Ḥr-wr sꜢ PꜢ-ḏỉ-Wsỉr mw.t=f TꜢ-šr.t-n-Ꜣs.t pre-Coptic Egyptian
1045 man Harsiesis, son of Esharoeris and his mother Tachnoumis Ḥs-sꜢ-Ꜣs.t sꜢ Ns-Ḥr-wr mw.t=f Ta-H̱nm pre-Coptic Egyptian
12125 man Heliodoros, son of Apollonios Hly[t]rs sꜣ ꜣplnys Greek, Ancient
12135 woman Kleopatra II. Glwptrꜣ; Κλεοπάτραν Greek, Ancient
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 33 Tybi 22 -137 February 12 BCE Internal dating, without name of the ruler.;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 100294
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100294 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13596), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek).