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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0039

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0039
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 327
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 400 and 599
Criteria for Dating palaeography
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, byzantine, cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 2
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Memorandum / note
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | note
Summary of Content Note with name and an amount of "psiatia", mats
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity
Comment on Religion names christian



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰακὼβ ἀπὸ Φιλῶν
2ψιάθια ριδ
1Jakob of Philae
2114 mats.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Φιλῶν (places.xml#15)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    25095 man Jakob of Philae Ἰακὼβ ἀπὸ Φιλῶν Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    400 CE 599 CE palaeographical dating;



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    DatasetID 308920
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 35809
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;327
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308920 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 0039), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.