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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1947

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1947
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 2523 descr.
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean Museum
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Dating between 395 and 640
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex/concave (outside/inside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) incomplete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, byzantine hand
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8? 6?
Quantity of Columns 1 2?
Line Lenght (in mm) 110 90
Column Height (in mm) 85 x+95
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+110 x 85 90 x x+95


Text Content

Modern Title document of uncertain content
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content outside: incertain; inside: list, account?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no transcript
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
5 (unknown) (Unknown) (Unknown) German



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Byzantine (Coptic) Period 395 CE 640 CE paleographical dating;



Reserved Copyright
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DatasetID 309042
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 73111
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;2523
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309042 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1947), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.