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Pap. Berlin P. 23558

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23558
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 12 11 1907 and 16 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, dark
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 193 mm | 84 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part is broken off in undetermined extent. Left edge mainly lost.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object Palimpsest. On recto and verso traces of an anterior text.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto) and perpendicular (verso)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Upper part broken off in undetermined extent. On verso all line beginnings lost.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Flüchtige, auffallend spitze, enge und steile mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. Recto: The text was placed onto the upper part of the (preserved) sheet, without lateral margins, with three short lines below. Verso: Left part remained mainly uninscribed. Line lengh varying.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+10+3+5 x+15
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 80 x+75
Column Height (in mm) 85 180
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 80 x x+85 x+75 x 180

 

Text Content

Modern Title account on payments of money and deliveries of food
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account on payments of money (recto) and on deliveries of food, eg. meat, bread etc (verso).
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 -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_23558_R-Handphoto
Reserved Copyright
P_23558_V-Handphoto
Reserved Copyright
P_23558_R_001
Reserved Copyright
P_23558_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100525
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 45713
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100525 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23558), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.