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Pap. Berlin P. 15644

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 15644
Current Location magazine
Comments on Inventory joining: Pap. Berlin P. 15644 + Pap. Berlin P. 23683 registered as existing during revision (1958)
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) 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 1907 and 1908
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 60 mm | 130 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Consists of two joining fragments. The upper part and both sides are broken off, several holes in the sheet. Measurements of Pap Berlin P. 15644: 85 x 60 mm.
Mounting framed under glass
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) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) The upper and lateral parts are broken off. On verso partly faded.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Recht flüchtige mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text covers nearly the entire sheet. Recto: With a small lower marign. Verso: With a small upper margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5 5+y
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 130 x+130+y
Column Height (in mm) 55 55+y
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+130+y x x+55 (P. 15644: 85 x 55) x+130+y x 55+y (P. 15644: 85 x 55)

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter concerning a garden
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | horizontal format
Summary of Content Fragment of a letter concerning a garden.
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
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 (early) -332 BCE -222 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_15644_R
CC-BY-NC-SA
P_15644_V
CC-BY-NC-SA

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100429
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46530
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100429 (= Pap. Berlin P. 15644), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.