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Pap. Berlin P. 23590

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23590
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 Details "Nordschugl"
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 6 1 1907 and 6 1 1907
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (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) 211 mm | 404 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The lower part is broken off in undetermined extent. All three remaining edges partially damaged. Several vertical breaks and larger holes
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object In the right part a continuous vertical sheet join (kollesis) (10 mm).

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) Lower part broken off in undetermined extent. Text damages at the beginnings and endings. Heavily faded, especially on the verso.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Geübte, relativ sorgfältige mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. With small upper margin. The left quarter of the sheet remains uninscribed. Text on verso rotated by 90° with respect to the Recto.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16+y ca. 10
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 250 [undetermined]
Column Height (in mm) 200 [undetermined]
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 250 x 200 [undetermined]

 

Text Content

Modern Title document concerning a house sale and a lawsuit
Ancient Archives Chnoum temple archives | administrative archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | legal document
Summary of Content Fragment possibly from a document concerning a house sale and a lawsuit.
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_23590_Rv_R_001
Reserved Copyright
P_23590_Rv_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100529
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 45720
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100529 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23590), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.