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Pap. Berlin P. 23600

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23600
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 15 12 1906 and 15 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) 134 mm | 46 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The left part as well as the lower part are broken off in undetermined extent, presumably the upper edge is lost. Some holes. in the lower section.
Mounting framed under glass

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 (and possibly also upper part), and line endings broken off in undetermined extent. Line beginnings slightly damaged.
Script, Primary Early to Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Early Demotic - Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Flüchtige, geübte früh- bis mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. Recto/Verso: The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) sheet.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines (x+?)9+y x+10 (+y?)
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 45 45+y
Column Height (in mm) 125 x+13+y
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 45+y x x+125+y 45+y x x+13+y

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter presumbaly concerning commercial affairs of the Chnoum priests
Ancient Archives Chnoum temple archives | administrative archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Letter of unclear content due the the fragmentrary condition, presumbaly concerning commercial affairs of the Chnoum priests.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)

 

People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
10760 woman Teteese Tꜣ-r.ḏı-ꜣs.t pre-Coptic Egyptian
10765 man [///], son of Kolluthos [///] sꜢ Qrḏ pre-Coptic Egyptian

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Late period - Early Ptolemaic dynasty -664 BCE -222 BCE ;

 

Pictures

BER-PI_23600_R_001
Reserved Copyright
BER-PI_23600_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100571
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46591
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100571 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23600), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.