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Pap. Berlin P. 13598

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13598
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details According to K.-T. Zauzich.
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Abd el Megid (Luxor)
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Luxor
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 0 and 0
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Abd el Megid (Luxor)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 274 mm | 290 mm | mm
Rotation around horizontal axis (top to bottom)
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part is broken off in the extent of one line. Several large holes especially in the upper left section.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object The papyrus is still mounted on paper (06/2016).

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object verso/recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) First line lost, several holes with text losses, script partly faded, especially on the verso.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Script, additional A Greek
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Language, additional A Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting "Wenig sorgfältige mitteldemotische Urkundenschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2). Verso 16 eigenhändige Zeugenunterschriften.
Comments on Text Layout Recto: Demotic main text: Narrow line pitch. The right-aligned text shows a broad right and lower as well as an unequal left margin. Greek subscription: Wide line pitch. The text was placed direcly below the Demotic text, with broad lateral margins. Verso: The text was placed onto the middle left section of the sheet.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 20+2 (Greek) 16
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 240,8
Column Height (in mm) 185,135
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 240 x 185 80 x 135


Text Content

Modern Title Document of withdrawal concerning a stathmos
Ancient Archives "family office from Aswan" (Zauzich in prep)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | contract | vertical format
Summary of Content Document of withdrawal between [///], son of Neoptolemos, and Pachnoumis, son of Peteharoeris, concerning a stathmos. Content parallel to Pap Berlin P. 13597. The document was written by Patous, son of Harpaesis. Subscription in Greek: registration.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Greek subscription: registration.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12135 woman Kleopatra II. Glwptrꜣ; Κλεοπάτραν Greek, Ancient
12140 woman Kleopatra III. Glwptrꜣ Greek, Ancient
2790 man Pachnoumis, son of Peteharoeris Pa-H̱nm sꜢ PꜢ-ḏỉ-Ḥr-wr pre-Coptic Egyptian
12130 man Ptolemaios VIII. Euergetes II. Ptlwmys Πτολεμαῖος Greek, Ancient
2340 (uncertain) Ylyan YlyꜢn (not identified)
2795 man [///], son of Neoptolemos [///] sꜢ Nwpṱlms (not identified)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II 51 Thoth 15 -120 October 3 BCE Internal dating, without name of the ruler.;



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DatasetID 100465
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03771
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 100465 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13598), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.