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Pap. Berlin P. 23632

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23632
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto / Zucker, Friedrich (excavation directors)
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 1908
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high

Object

Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus, light
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 133 mm | 40 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper as well as both lateral parts are broken off in undetermined extent. Three smaller holes near the right edge and one larger in the upper left section.
Mounting framed under glass
Restoration Activities Restaurierung abgeschlossen

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) And all line beginnings and endings broken off in undetermiend extent.
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 Wide line pitch. Recto: The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) sheet, without lower marign. Verso: The text was placed presumably onto the upper half of the sheet. The lower half remains uninscribed except for the address line placed centered at the bottom.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 12 6+1
Quantity of Columns 2
Line Lenght (in mm) 40 x+40+y
Column Height (in mm) 130 70
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+40+y x 130 x+40+y x 70

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter of unclear content, mentioning Nubians
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | horizontal format
Summary of Content Letter of Osoroeris to Es-[?] of unclear content due to the fragmentary condition. Mention of Nubians.
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
10900 man Es-..?.. (P.23632) Ns-..?.. 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_23632_R
CC-BY-NC-SA
P_23632_V
CC-BY-NC-SA

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100592
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46622
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100592 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23632), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.