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Pap. Berlin P. 13594

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13594
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) 305 mm | 103 mm | mm
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Several holes in the sheet. Large vertical stringed holes in the upper and lower sections.
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) Middle part of the first and last lines lost.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Gute, geübte mitteldemotische Urkundenschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. The text is placed onto the upper four-fifth of the sheet, with small and equal right margin and a slighty broader upper one. Lengh of lines varying. The lower fifth remains uninscribed.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 24 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 100
Column Height (in mm) 230
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 100 x 230 0


Text Content

Modern Title temple oath
Ancient Archives "family office from Aswan" (Zauzich in prep)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | oath | vertical format
Summary of Content Temple oath of Esharoeris, son of Petosiris before Chnoum. Mentioned are items listed also in Pap. Berlin P. 13596.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
795 man Esharoeris, son of Petosiris Ns-Ḥr-wr sꜢ PꜢ-ḏỉ-Wsỉr pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II 33 Tybi -137 January 22 BCE -137 February 20 BCE Internal dating, without name of the ruler.;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 100296
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 45573
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100296 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13594), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.