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Pap. Berlin P. 23675

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23675
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) 207 mm | 69 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The upper part as well as the right part are broken off in undetermined extent. Some minor holes in the sheet. Horizontal breaks.
Mounting framed under glass
Comments on Object wrapped Papyrus contained Pap. Berlin P. 23675.

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 (recto) respectively lower part (verso) broken off in undetermined extent. All line beginnings lost. Some holes with minor text damages.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting "Geübte, flüchtige, enge mitteldemotische Geschäftsschrift." (According to K.-T. Zauzich, in: VOHD XIX,2)
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. Recto: The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) sheet, without lower margin. Verso: The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) sheet, with a small upper margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines y+17 16+y
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 65 60
Column Height (in mm) 200 195+y
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 65 x x+200 60 x 195+y

 

Text Content

Modern Title letter regarding an iniquity
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter | vertical format
Summary of Content Letter from Hartophnachthes regarding an iniquity concerning the sender.
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
9890 man Eschnoumpmetis, son of Snebonychos (carrier of Ra, Vorsteher der heiligen Binden) alle zusammenfügen. cf. 8066, wohl nicht derselbe! Ns-H̱nm-pꜢ-mtr sꜣ Ns-pꜣ-nb-ꜥnḫ pre-Coptic Egyptian

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty 22 -332 BCE -30 BCE ;

 

Pictures

BER-PI_23675_R_001
Reserved Copyright
BER-PI_23675_V_001
Reserved Copyright

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 100610
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 46649
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 100610 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23675), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.