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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0730

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0730
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 232
Current Location magazine Assuan
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 400 and 700
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at all sides

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at all sides
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting remnants of several signs, writing? or dipini? or scribbles? no transcript
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines ?


Text Content

Modern Title scribbles on a jar
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • Documentary | Jar Label
Summary of Content no transcript
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no transcript
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
no transcript
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


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
400 CE 700 CE palaeographical dating;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308843
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 34302
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;232
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308843 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0730), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.