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Pap. Berlin P. 15625

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 15625
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned

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 / Zucker, Friedrich (excavation directors)
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 1908
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 121 mm | 70 mm | mm
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation The right edge is broken off in a minor extent. Two larger holes in the lower left section.
Mounting framed under glass
Restoration Activities Restaurierung abgeschlossen
Comments on Object According to the inventory "Abschrift und Deutung von W. Erichsen" existing.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (verso) and perpendicular (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Beginnings of the first lines as well as the lower line endings damaged.
Script, Primary Early Demotic
Language, Primary Early Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Flüchtige, etwas eckige, wenig deutliche frühdemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Narrow line pitch. Recto: The text covers nearly the entire sheet, with small upper and lower margins. Line length varying. Verso: 3 lines with larges distance to each other.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11 3
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 70 0
Column Height (in mm) 105 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 70 x 105 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title list of persons probably in context with beer and wheat
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | list
Summary of Content List of persons who should receive(?) a special quantity of beer and wheat.
Location of Composition Elephantine 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
9590 man Espmetis, son of Espetensenis ( P. 15625) Ns-pꜢ-mtr sꜢ Ns-pꜣ-nty-n-Sny pre-Coptic Egyptian

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic Dynasty (early) -332 BCE -222 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_15625_R
CC-BY-NC-SA
P_15625_V
CC-BY-NC-SA

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100314
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46237
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100314 (= Pap. Berlin P. 15625), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.