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Pap. Berlin P. 23591

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23591
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 11 1 1907 and 11 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) 265 mm | 279 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The right part is broken off in undetermined extent. Some larger holes, horizontal and vertical breaks. Lower edge damaged.
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
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Line beginnings broken off in undetermined extent. Some holes with text losses. Partly faded.
Script, Primary Early Demotic
Language, Primary Early Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Kleine, geübte frühdemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Narrow line pitch. Columns right-aligned, with small distance to each other. With small upper margin. The left third of the sheet below the first line remains uninscribed.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines Col. I: 24; Col. II: 24+y 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 1801280 0
Column Height (in mm) 240 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+180 x 240 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title inventory list of temple equipment
Ancient Archives Chnoum temple archives | administrative archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | list
Summary of Content Inventory list of temple equipment and equipment of the fourth phyle, at beginning or end of duty. Mention of deity images from gold and silver.
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
9570 man Psammetichos-[///], son of Espmetis Psmṯk-[...] sꜣ Ns-pꜣ-mtr pre-Coptic Egyptian

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Late Period (26th dynasty - 31st dynasty) -664 BCE -332 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_23591_A001_R_001
Reserved Copyright
P_23591_A001_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100530
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 45721
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100530 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23591), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.