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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0912

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0912
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 136
Current Location Elephantine, excavation magazine DAI
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) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 500 and 700
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, greco-coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Account
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content account of money with names and nomismatia
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok no coptic letters in the text
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στέφανος νομισμάτιον α
2Ἀβραὰμ νο̣μισμάτια δ
3Ἀλλαδιαχ νο̣μισμάτια ε
1Stephanos nomismation 1
2Abraam nomismatia 4
3Alladiach nomismatia 5
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
18615 man Abraham (byz) Ἀβραὰμ Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
500 CE 700 CE palaeographical dating;



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DatasetID 308752
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 38560
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;136
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308752 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0912), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.