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Pap. Berlin P. 23224

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 23224
Current Location magazine | papyrus depository
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Borchardt, Ludwig


Object Type papyrus
Color papyrus
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation The papyrus is preserved in two fragments without direct join. Frg. a has many holes.
Comments on Object The fragments are each from the beginning of a papyrus sheet.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Only the beginning of some lines is preserved.
Script, Primary New Kingdom Hieratic
Script, additional A (none)
Language, Primary Late Egyptian
Language, additional A (none)
Comments on Handwriting partly a very cursive "Kanzleischrift" - two handwritings? (first handwriting from line 1 to 4; second handwriting from line 5 to the end)
Comments on Text Layout Frg. a: - upper part of a column. It is a list where probably each entry was written in a new line. (According to: Burkard - Fischer-Elfert, VOHD 19,4 (1994), 100). There are notes in front of line 2, 3 and 5.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines Frg. a: 9+y Frg. b: x+2


Text Content

Modern Title Name list
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | list | name list
Summary of Content - list of indivuduals with filiation (names of the father and the mother are mentioned) - some of these names are written syllabically; it is likely that the named persons are Nubian
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mention of the mother's name in the filiation



Transcription Translation Pictures
1troop? of Elephantine
2found: Panehesi, son of ??? (and of) Tjruỉu[???]bu
3found: ??? son of Sennai (and of) Tjruỉu[???bu]
5came: Behen-[///] [///]
6Tati-[///] [///]
7Nebau [///]
8Hati-[///], son of ??? [///]
9Kha, son of ??? [///]
Frg. b
x+1Shed, son of Nuu (and of) Tay [///]
x+2in the boat of the superior [///]
Places (read out from edition)
  • ꜣbw (places.xml#s3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    11870 man ??? son of Sennai (and of) Tjruiu[???bu] ??? sꜣ Sn-nꜣy Ṯj-[???] (not identified)



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    18th dynasty -1550 BCE paleography (According to: Burkard & Fischer-Elfert, VOHD 19,4 (1994), 100);







    DatasetID 100737
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Martina Grünhagen; Matthias Müller; Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 100737 (= Pap. Berlin P. 23224), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Martina Grünhagen; Matthias Müller; Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel.