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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1196

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1196
Current Location magazine Assuan
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 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
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Left part broken off in undetermined extent.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Script, Primary Late Demotic
Language, Primary Roman Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. The text shows a broad lower margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 18 0
Column Height (in mm) 14 0
Height of Line / Letter 5 0
Line Distance x+18 x x+14 0


Text Content

Modern Title account of money payment
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account on payments of money in stater and obols. Content unclear due to fragmentary condition
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+1 sttr 1.t
x+3 nty ı͗r ḏbꜥ.t 12
x+4 ///
x+5 ///
x+1[///]⸢..?..⸣ 1 stater.
x+3[///] which is 12 obols.
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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
Roman Period -30 BCE 211 CE Dating by palaeography.;



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DatasetID 308856
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 34308
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;245
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308856 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1196), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.