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Pap. Berlin P. 23634

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23634
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, dark
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 254 mm | 95 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation All four sides are broken off in undetermined extent, at the bottom presumably only very less, on the left about ⅓ of the original width. Several holes.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object On the right side a continuous vertical sheet join (kollesis) (15 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) Upper part and all line beginnings broken off in undetermined extent. Mos of line endings lost at about one third of the original length. Several holes with text losses.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Große, sehr flüchtige mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. Text with medium lower margin (recto) and broader upper margin (verso).
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+17 13
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 95 x+9+y
Column Height (in mm) 230 180
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+95+y x x+230 x+90+y x 180

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter of unclear content
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | horizontal format
Summary of Content Letter of unclear content due to the fragmentary condition. Mention the of the food demands of the falcon.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text For the food of the facon cf. Pap. Berlin P. 23605 and P. 23634 (here) (according to Zauzich).
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 20 -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

P_23634_Rv_R_001
Reserved Copyright
P_23634_Rv_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100594
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46624
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100594 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23634), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.