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Graff. in situ, Graffito D 4

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Collection in situ, Graffito D
Inventory Number Graff. in situ, Graffito D 4
Current Location in situ
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 Details Chnum temple, terrace balustrade, right side of naos A
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (not relevant)
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 (not relevant)
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 0 and 0
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type graffito
Color (not relevant)
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Complete.
Mounting in situ

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments engraved
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Complete, slightly faded in the middle and at the very end.
Script, Primary Late Demotic
Language, Primary Roman Demotic
Comments on Text Layout One line, slight rising on the left side.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 1 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 165 0
Column Height (in mm) 25 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 165 x 25 0


Text Content

Modern Title proskynema (wšt.t)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | proskynema | act of worhsip wšt.t
Summary of Content Mentioning the act of worship (formula wšt.t) of a person who is presumably named Horos ( according to Zauzich).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
1tꜣ wšt.t Ḥr
1The act of worship of Horos
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8090 not applicable (no further persons mentioned) (no further persons mentỈoned) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Roman Period -30 BCE 50 CE ;




DatasetID 307368
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 55300
Author Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307368 (= Graff. in situ, Graffito D 4), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography).