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Pap. Berlin P. 13523

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13523
Publication Number P.Eleph. 29
Current Location missing
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
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Dating between -223 and
Criteria for Dating according demotic text on back
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation piece missing broken at top and bottom?

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Text-Localization, Addendum verso: different text in Demotic: P.Eleph. dem. 3
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) (unknown)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at top and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting no photo, missing
Comments on Text Layout Recto: Greek text Verso: Demotic text
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title End of Letter concering priests
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content End of letter concerning matters of priests
Location of Composition Edfou / Apollonpolis magna Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)
Comment on Religion priests mentioned



Transcription Translation Pictures
x-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
x+1ποιήσ̣ε̣ι̣ς̣ παρ̣αγε-
x+2νόμενος εἰς Ἀπόλλωνος
x+3πόλιν, ὅπως διοική-
x+4σωμεν, περὶ ὧν σοι
x+5συνελάλησα σοι
x+6ἐ̣χ̣θ̣ές. ἐὰν δὲ μὴ
x+7εὐκαιρῆις τ̣οῦ δια-
x+8βᾶναι, μηθὲν διοι-
x+9κήσῃς περὶ τῶν
x+10κατὰ τοὺς ἱερεῖς 1 l. ἱερέας
x+11ἕως τοῦ σοι συμμε̣ῖ̣-
x+12ξαι. ἀναδέχομαι
x+13δέ σοι πάντα σοι
x+14τὰ δίκ̣αι̣α̣ ποιή-
x+15σειν, ὥστε μη-
x+16θέν σ̣ο̣ι ἐγκαλεῖν
x+16+y-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

1 l. ἱερέας
x+1please, come
x+2to Apollonos
x+3polis, so that we will
x+4come to a decision about the things
x+5I talked to you,
x+6yesterday. If you do not
x+7happen to cross
x+8over, do not make a
x+9decision about the matters
x+10concerning the priests
x+11till I will meet you again.
x+12I promiss to you
x+13that I will do everything
x+14that is right
x+15so that nothing
x+16is due to you
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios III Euergetes -223 BCE no date, but: recto before date on verso: dec. 16, -223;




DatasetID 307158
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03758
Trismegistos 5860
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;29
Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307158 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13523), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.