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Pap. Berlin P. 23561

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23561
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 5 11 1907 and 5 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) 224 mm | 62 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part is broken off in undetermined extent. Some minor holes in the sheet.
Mounting framed under glass

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 "Gute mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) sheet, with small rightand broad lower margin. Line length varying.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+19 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 66 0
Column Height (in mm) 185 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 66 x x+185 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter concerning delivery of money and sepcial items for the king
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | vertical format
Summary of Content Letter of Bianchis, son of Pelaias, concerning money to be given to the recitation priest , together with items designated for the king. Remark that this is a very important matter.
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
8090 not applicable (no further persons mentioned) (no further persons mentỈoned) (none)

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II 44 Hathyr 19 -127 December 11 BCE internal dating, without name of the ruler;

 

Pictures

P_23561_R
Reserved Copyright
P_23561_V
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100378
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46566
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100378 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23561), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.