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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1640V

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1640V
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 278
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 300 and 700
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top, left and bottom

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at top, left and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, byzantine cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Fragment of an account
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Fragment of an account?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1 -?- ̣
x+2 -?- χήρας
x+3 -?- α ̣λατος̣
x+4 -?- ̣
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+2--- widow
x+3--- ?
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
300 CE 700 CE palaeographical dating;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308888
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 34320
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;278
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308888 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1640V), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.