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Pap. Berlin P. 13506

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13506
Publication Number P.Eleph. 20
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

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 archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
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) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Dating between -223 and -222
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 33 31
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Offer for lease
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | offer
Summary of Content Offer for lease from Xenon, son of Dionysios to the praktor Milon, taking over the bid of Pinyris, son of Berenebthis, with list of possessions put up as surety
Location of Composition Edfou / Apollonpolis magna Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok foto in berlpap
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Μίλωνι πράκτορι
2παρὰ Ξένωνος τοῦ
3Διονυσίου. ὑφίστα-
4μαι τῶν Πινύριος
5τοῦ Πρενέβθιος
6ὑπαρχόντων, ὧν τὸ
7καθʼ ν ὑπόκειται
8παραλαβὼν τά-
9ξασθαι ἐπὶ τὴν
10βασιλικήν τράπεζαν
11τὰς λοιπὰς ἀνα-
12φορὰς τρεῖς, ἃς
13οὐ τέτακται
14Φαγ̣ας τοῦ Ἀβιή̣ν-
15του (δραχμὰς) χιλίας
17ὧν τὸ τέταρτον
18μέρος χ̣ρ̣υ̣σ̣ί̣ο̣υ̣
19ἢ ἀργυρίου και-
20νοῦ νομίσματος
21(δραχμὰς) διακοσίας ἑβδο-
22μήκοντα, καὶ
23τάξασθαι ἀπὸ
24τοῦ κε (ἔτους) ἐν
25ἔτεσιν τρισὶν
26ποιούμενος τὴν
27ἀναφορὰν ἐν τοῖς
29χρόνοις χρυσίου
30μὲν (δραχμὰς) ἐνενήκοντα,
31χαλκοῦ δὲ πρὸς ἄργυρον
32(δραχμὰς) διακοσίας ἑβδο-
33μήκοντα vac. ?
1γίνονται δραχμαὶ
2τριακόσιαι ἑξή-
3κοντα· οἰκίας
4τῆς οὔσης ἐν Ἀ-
5πόλωνος 1 l. Ἀ|πόλλωνος πόλει
6τῆι μεγάληι καὶ
7ἄλλης τὸ ἥμυσυ 2 l. ἥμισυ
8καὶ γῆς τῆς ἐν Πε-
9τλαρης ἐν Τσενα-
10νη (ἀρουρῶν) δύο τὸ
11ἥμυσυ 3 l. ἥμισυ καὶ ἄλλης
12γῆς τῆς ἐν Τκοι-
13τόου (ἀρουρῶν) λ
14προσούσης τῆς
16τὸ ἥμυσυ 4 l. ἥμισυ (ἀρούρας) ιε,
17ὡσαύτως παστο-
18φόριον ἐν Τεντύρει
19ἐντὸς τείχους·
20τ̣ῆ̣ς̣ μ̣ὲ̣ν οἰκίας
21καὶ τὴν γῆν τὴν
22ἐν Τσενανη
23(δραχμῶν) χπ, τὸ δὲ πασ-
24τοφόριον καὶ τὴν
25ἄλλην γῆν (δραχμῶν) υ,
26ὥστʼ εἶναι (δραχμὰς) Απ,
27προσδιορθώσομαι δὲ
28καὶ τὴν (ἑξηκοστὴν) καὶ τὰ
29λοιπὰ τὰ καθήκοντα.
30(ἔτους) κ[ε] Π̣α̣ῶ̣φ̣ι̣ ̣ζ̣

1 l. Ἀ|πόλλωνος
2 l. ἥμισυ
3 l. ἥμισυ
4 l. ἥμισυ
1The the praktor Milon
2from Xenon, son of
3Dionysios. I bring out a bid
4for the possessions of Pinyris,
5son of Prenebthis
6for which a detailed list
7is attached,
8undertaking to
9pay into the
10royal bank
11the remaining
12three arrears, which
13has not paid
14Phagas, son of Abien-
15tos, drachmas thousand
16and eighty,
17of which the fourth
18part in gold
19or new silver
21drachmas two hundred seven-
22ty, and
23to pay from
24the 25th year on in
25three years,
26paying the
27arrears in the
29time, in gold
30drachmas ninety,
31in copper according to silver standard
32drachmas two hundred seven-
1= drachmas
2three hundred six-
3ty. Of the house
4situated in A-
5pollonos polis
6magna and
7of another house, the half,
8and of the land in Pe-
9tlares in Tsena-
10ne, of two arouras the
11half and of another piece of
12land in Tkoi-
13toou, of 30 arouras
14in addition to the
15land on the island,
16the half, = arouras 15,
17likewise of the pasto-
18phorion in Tentyris
19inside the wall.
20for the house
21and the land
22in Tsenane
23for 680 drachmas, the pas-
24tophorion and the
25other land for 400 drachmas,
26in total 1080 drachmas;
27I will furthermore pay
28the 1/60 and the
29remaining charges.
30Year 25, Phaophi ?7.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἀ- πόλωνος πόλει τῆι μεγάληι (places.xml#29)
  • Πε- τλαρης (places.xml#173)
  • Τσενα- νη (places.xml#174)
  • Τκοι- τόου (places.xml#43)
  • Τεντύρει (places.xml#66)
  • Τσενανη (places.xml#174)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    8090 not applicable (no further persons mentioned) (no further persons mentỈoned) (none)



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios III Euergetes 25 Phaophi 07 -223 December 13 BCE -223 December 12 BCE date in text, day incertain;;




    DatasetID 307143
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 03739
    Trismegistos 5853
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;20
    Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 307143 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13506), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.