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Pap. Berlin P. 13521

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13521
Publication Number P.Eleph. 21
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
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 incomplete
State of Preservation several fragments along the left and right margin lost

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) several fragments along the left and right margin lost
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 20
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Offer for lease
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | hypomnema
Summary of Content Second (and higher) offer for land belonging (or leased) earlier to Pinyris and his brother, sons of Estphenis, to take over the 30 arouras, directed to the praktor Milon by unknown.
Location of Composition Edfou / Apollonpolis magna Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok Psintaes the younger ???
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Μίλωνι
2χαίρειν. τὴν γῆν
3τοῦ Πινύριος τοῦ
4Ἐστφ̣[ήνιος καὶ] Ψεν-
5τε̣ῆτος τοῦ ἀδελ-
6φοῦ καὶ Περενέβ-
7θιος ἀδελφ̣ο̣ῦ̣ τὴν
9ἐν Ψεγεπιτο
10 ̣αιτ τῆς ἀπὸ
13περὶ ὧν καὶ πρό-
14τερόν σοι ἐπιδε-
15δώκαμεν (δραχμὰς) χ,
17τῶν λ (ἀρουρῶν) (δραχμὰς) ̣ ̣,
18ἵνα μηθὲν τῶι
19βασιλεῖ διαπέσηι.
20ἔρρωσο (ἔτους) κε Ἁθὺρ ϛ.
1NN to Milon,
2greeting. Concerning the land
3of Pinyris, the son of
4Estphenis, and Psen-
5taes, his brother,
6and Pereneb-
7this, his brother,
9in Psegepito
10---ait, to the
12of the island
13on which we also
14have earlier made
15an offical offer, bidding 600 (drachmas),
16we bid
17for the 30 (aruras) ? (drachmas),
18so that nothing for the
19king should be lost.
20Farewell. Year 25, Hathyr 6.
Places (read out from edition)


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 06 -223 December 22 BCE date in text;




DatasetID 307156
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03756
Trismegistos 5854
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;21
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307156 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13521), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.