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Pap. Berlin P. 23551

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23551
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
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 9 11 1907 and 9 11 1907
Finder (= First Purchaser) Zucker, Friedrich (excavation director)
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 1907 and 1907
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 165 mm | 104 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part is broken off in undetermined extent. several minor holes. On the verso some vertical stripes are teared off.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object One vertical continuous sheet join (kollesis) (ca. 30 mm).

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. Some holes with minor text damages.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Gute mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text shows no lateral margins, but a broad lower margin. LIne length varying.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+13 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 100 0
Column Height (in mm) 130 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 100 x x+130 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title fragmentary letter with unclear content
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | vertical format
Summary of Content Fragmentary letter with unclear content. Mention of different settlements.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Zauzich in VOHD XIX,2 erwägt, ob der Ortsname TꜢ-Ꜣnms identisch sein könnte mit TꜢ-nꜢms (Graff. Dodec, 319:924)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)

 

People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty 18 Mesore 21 -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_23551_R-Handphoto
Reserved Copyright
P_23551_V-Handphoto
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100377
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46560
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100377 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23551), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.