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Pap. Berlin P. 15774

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 15774
Current Location magazine
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 / 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 Type papyrus
Color papyrus, dark
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 98 mm | 63 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part is broken off in undetermined extent.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object Palimpsest. Traces of an anterior Text.

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) Upper part broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Geübte, flüchtige, doch relativ deutliche mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. The right-aligned text shows medium right and lower margins. Line length varying.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+11 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 45 0
Column Height (in mm) 90 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 45 x x+90 0


Text Content

Modern Title list of male names in unclear context.
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | list | name list
Summary of Content List of names in unclear context. The mentioned male Sr.w-Ḏḥwtı͗ sꜢ Ḥr-nfr seems to be identical with the sender of the letters Pap. Berlin P. 15518, P. 23694 and P. 23704.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+1 [///], son of Pachnoumis: 1.
x+2 [///] [_] ⅓.
x+3 Sirthotes, son of Harnouphis.
x+4 Espmetsepsis, son of Payris.
x+5 Teos, son of Espmetis.
x+6 Haryotes, his brother.
x+7 Horos, son of Snebonychos.
x+8 Peteharpochrates, son of Harnouphis.
x+9 Nechtmontes, son of Teos.
x+10 A thing which belongs to Pais, son of Amasis.
x+11 Yields 8 (men).
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
910 man Espmetsepsis, son of Payris Ns-pꜢ-mtr-šps sꜢ Pa-ḥr pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty -332 BCE -30 BCE ;



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DatasetID 100340
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 45709
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100340 (= Pap. Berlin P. 15774), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.