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Tablet Cairo EM (unknown a)

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Tablet Cairo EM (unknown a)
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)

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 / Zucker, Friedrich (excavation directors)
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 tablet
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 66 mm | 44 mm | mm
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Reused from a stone with square grids.
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Palimpsest.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Hieroglyphic text in good preservation. Demotic text unknown.
Script, Primary Hieroglyphs
Language, Primary Egyptian


Text Content

Modern Title titulatury of MK/ SIP kings
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • scientific | writing exercise
Summary of Content Titulatury of SIP king Ugaf (throne name and personal name) and a king Sesostris.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)


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
(undetermined) ;




DatasetID 307458
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 54489
Author Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307458 (= Tablet Cairo EM (unknown a)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel.