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Ostr. Lost = TM ?a

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Inventory Number Ostr. Lost = TM ?a
Current Location (unknown)
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status partly 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 find (unspecified)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Scheill, Jean Vincent
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)


Object Type ostracon
Color unknown
Range of Preservation (undecidable)
State of Preservation (unknown)
Mounting (non [ostracon])

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object (unknown/uncertain)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome
Script, Primary Demotic
Language, Primary Demotic
Comments on Handwriting Unknown.
Comments on Text Layout Unknown.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines Unknown 0
Quantity of Columns Unknown 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 0 0
Column Height (in mm) 0 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance Unknown 0


Text Content

Modern Title receipt of land lease
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt mentioning the names of persons who lease land, together with the amount of payment. (According to J.-V. Scheill)
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
5 (unknown) (Unknown) (Unknown) German



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
(undetermined) -664 BCE 211 CE ;




DatasetID 307635
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 00000000
Author Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307635 (= Ostr. Lost = TM ?a), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography).