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Pap. Berlin P. 13524

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13524
Publication Number P.Eleph. 18
Current Location magazine
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 -222 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation papyrus broken along the folding marks, one part missing

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (verso) and perpendicular (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) letter is broken along the folding marks, one part missing
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive
Comments on Text Layout address on Verso
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7 1
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Letter of Antipatros to Milon
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Letter of Antipatros to Milon concerning an auction for land on which two bidders have claims.
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 Woman
Comment on Gender woman as wife
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίπατρος Μίλωνι χαίρειν. εἴ τι ἐκτίθενται Πινῦρις Ἐσφήνιος, Ἠτινας ἡ γυνὴ καὶ Ψεντεῆς μικρὸς Ἐστφήνιος ἐν οἷς ἔχεις ὀφειλήμασιν ἐγ 1 l. ἐκ λογιστηρίου
2ἢ παρ̣ʼ Εὐφρ̣[ονίου ἢ παρʼ ἄ]λ̣λου τινὸς παραγεγραμμένοι σοί εἰσίν, - ca.22 -
3- ca.28 - καλῶς ποιήσεις διασαφήσας ἡμῖν, ὅπως ἐπιτε-
4λέσωμεν πάντα τὰ κατ̣ὰ τ̣ὴν γῆν τὴν οὖσαν̣ ἐν τῆι κάτω τοπαρχίαι τοῦ
5 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣λων - ca.10 - ̣ης προσπορε(?)ύονται(?) ἀγοράζοντες Ποῆρις Παχόιτος καὶ οἱ
6ἀδελφοί, καθ̣ὼ̣ς συντέταχεν Μνήσαρχος.
7ἔρρωσο (ἔτους) κε Ἁθὺρ κ̅ϛ̅

1 l. ἐκ
1Antipatros to Milon, greeting. If Pinyris, son of Estphenis, Etinas, his wife, and Psentees the younger, son of Estphenis, are listed with you amongst those who have debts, either reported from the Logeuterion
2 or from Euphronios or from anybody else, ---
3--- please, notify us, so that we can
4finish the whole business concerning the land situated in the lower toparchy of the
5--- Poeris, son of Pachois, and his brothers come forward willing to buy,
6according to the order of Mnesarchos.
7Farewell. Year 25, Hathyr 26.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4662 man Antipatros (P.Eleph. 28) Ἀντίπατρος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios III Euergetes 25 Hathyr 26 -222 January 11 BCE date in text;




DatasetID 307159
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03759
Trismegistos 5851
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;18
Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307159 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13524), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.