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Pap. Berlin P. 13507

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13507
Publication Number P.Eleph. 17
Current Location magazine | papyrus depository
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

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 (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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting framed between glass

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Text-Localization, Addendum text on recto continued on verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto) and perpendicular (verso)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive, ptolemaic
Comments on Text Layout potrait text continued on back
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 32 10
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Memorandum (Hypomnema) to Milon
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | hypomnema | vertical format
Summary of Content Memorandum from Xenon to Milon, the praktor of temple revenue and agent of Euphronios. Xenon wants to take over the cultivation of a certain piece of land in the Apollonopolite nome, since the former cultivators cannot pay their rent anymore.
Location of Composition Tmounpsobthis Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok foto in berlpap
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)
Comment on Religion Milon, collector of temple revenues



Transcription Translation Pictures
2παρὰ Ξένωνος
3Μίλωνι τῶι
4παρʼ Εὐφρονίου
6ἱερῶν. ἐπειδὴ
7Πινῦρι̣ς Ἐστφ̣ή-
8νιος καὶ Πρηνέβ̣-
9θιος Ἰστφήνιος
10καὶ Ψεντεὺς
11μικρὸς ἀπολέ-
12γονται τὴν
13γῆν τὴν οὖ-
14σαν ἐν Τμουν-
15ψώβθει τῆς
16κάτω τοπαρ-
17χίας τοῦ Ἀπολ-
18λωνοπολίτου (ἀρουρῶν) λ,
19ἧς τὴν πρώ-
20την ἀναφορὰν
22κασιν (δραχμὰς) π, διὰ
23τὸ δὲ μὴ εἰσχύ-
24ειν 1 l. ἰσχύ|ειν αὐτοὺς κα-
26τὰς λοιπὰς ἀνα-
27φοράς, ὃ γίνον-
28ται χαλκοῦ εἰς
29κδ (ὀβολοὺς) (δραχμαὶ) διακοσι-
30ας 2 l. διακοσί|αι τεσσαράκον-
31τα, ὑφίσταμαι

1 l. ἰσχύ|ειν
2 l. διακοσί|αι
33ἐπὶ τὴν βασιλικὴν
34τράπεζαν ἐν ἔτεσιν
35τρισὶν ποιού-
36μενος τὴν
38ἐν τῶι Ἐπὶφ
39μηνὶ ἀπὸ τοῦ
40καθηκοτι 1 l. καθήκοντι
42(ἔτους) κε Ἁ̣θ̣ὺ̣ρ̣ β

1 l. καθήκοντι
2from Xenon
3to Milon, the representative
4of Euphronios,
6of the temple. Since
7Pinyris, son of Estphe-
8nis and Preneb-
9this, son of Estphenis,
10and Psenteus,
11the little one, give
12up the (cultivation of the)
13land, which is
14situated in Tmoun-
15psobthei of the
16lower Topar-
17chy of the Apol-
18lonopolites (in the size) of 30 arourae,
19for which as the first
21they have
22paid 80 drachmas, and since
23they are not
24able to
26the remaining
27instalments, which
28amount in copper coins
29of 24 obols to two hundred
30and fourty drachmas,
31I undertake it
32to pay (them)
33to the royal
34bank within three
35years, making
36the down-
37payment each
38in the (Epeiph
39month from the)
42Year 25, Hathyr 2.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Τμουν- ψώβθει (places.xml#35)
  • Ἀπολ- λωνοπολίτου (places.xml#29)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    640 man Berenebthis, son of Estphenis Mr-(n-)ỉb-Ptḥ sꜢ Ns-šw-Tfnw.t = Mr-Ỉb-Ptḥ = Βερενέβθις = Βερηνέπθις = Πρηνέβθις pre-Coptic Egyptian



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios III Euergetes 25 Hathyr 02 -223 December 18 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 307144
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 03740
    Trismegistos 5850
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;17
    Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 307144 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13507), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.