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Pap. Berlin P. 23575

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23575
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 19 12 1906 and 19 12 1906
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 1906 and 1906
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 56 mm | 55 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The lower part is broken off in undetermined extent. On the right side only slight losts. Left edge damaged.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object Palimpsest. 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) Lower part broken off in undetermined extent. Line beginnings and endings slightly damaged.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Flüchtige mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Recto: Wide line pitch. Broad upper margin. Verso: Very wide line pitch, possibly belonging to older text?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3+y 2
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 55 0
Column Height (in mm) 40 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 55 x 40+y 0

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter with New year wishes
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | vertical format
Summary of Content Letter of Pasenis, son of Teos, to Osoroeris with New year wishes.
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
10490 man Osoroeris (P. 23575) Wsỉr-wr pre-Coptic Egyptian

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_23575_R-vorlaeufig
CC-BY-NC-SA
P_23575_V-vorlaeufig
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Literature

 

DatasetID 100559
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46573
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100559 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23575), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.