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Pap. Berlin P. 13509

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_307146.tei.xml



Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13509
Publication Number P.Eleph. 15
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]
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

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient


Text Content

Modern Title Order to Paniskos
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Letter to the banker Paniskos, refering to a memorandum by Pinyris, Berenephtis and Psintaes, sons of Estphenis, concerning the cession of land to Xenon
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 unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πανίσκωι. τοῦ δοθέντος ἡμῖν ὑπομνήματος παρὰ Πινύριος τοῦ Ἐστφήνιος καὶ Βερενέβθιος τοῦ Ἐσφήνιος καὶ Ψινταῆτος τοῦ Ἐστφήνιος, ὁμοίως δὲ
2\καὶ τοῦ -?- / ὑποτέθεικά σοι τὸ ἀντίγραφον. ἐ̣π̣ε̣ὶ̣ οὖν ̣ ̣ι ει ̣ ̣ν̣ τάξασθαι τὰς λοιπὰς γ̣ ἀναφορὰς τὰ̣ς̣ γ̣ε̣ν̣ησομένας δι ἡμῶν, ἅμʼ ἐκχωροῦντες τῶι Ξένωνι
3τῶν γ ἀναφορῶν ὅ ἐστιν (δραχμαὶ(?)) σμ, οἱ δʼ ὑ̣π̣ο̣γεγραμμένοι γεωργοὶ ἐπέδωκαν ἡμῖν ὑπόστασιν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ησα ἐ̣ν̣τέταχά σοι τὰ ἀντίγραφα·
4Traces δεξάμενος οὖν παρʼ αὐτων 1l. αὐτοῦ κατὰ τὴν ὑποκειμένην διαγραφὴν ἀνένεγκε(?) ἐ̣ν̣ λ̣ή̣μματι κατὰ τὴν ὑποκειμένην διαγραφὴν ἐπὶ τῆς ἐν Ἀρσινόηι τρα(πέζης).
5(ἔτους) κε Ἁθὺρ δ.
6 Πανίσκωι

1 l. αὐτοῦ
1To Paniskos. Of the petition given to us by Pinyris, son of Estphenis, and Berenebthis, son of Esphenis, and Psintaes, son of Estphenis, and likewise
2also of the ---, I have attached a copy for you. Since --- (they are not able) to pay the remaining 3 instalments, which will be paid through us, at the same time having ceded to Xenon
3the 240 drachmas of the 3 instalments, the farmers subscribed below gave us a promise of which I have attached the copies.
4Having received from them --- the attached money transfer, register on account according to the attached money transfer to the bank in Arsinoe!
5Year 25, Hathyr 4.
6To Paniskos
7in the Apollonopolites.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἀρσινόηι (places.xml#181)
  • Ἀπολλωνοπολίτηι (places.xml#56)

    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 04 -223 December 20 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 307146
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 03742
    Trismegistos 5849
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;15
    Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 307146 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13509), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.