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Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43bis

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Collection Cambridge, Fitzwilliam-Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43bis
Publication Number SB XX 15060
Current Location Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England
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]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (unknown)
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Gillespie, Robert Winton


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 100 and 200
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top and right

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at top and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown: photo not seen
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Document
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Receipt (?), subscript? and date?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text photo is not the piece transcribed. inv. incertain or wrong; collection could not find the piece
Multilingualism Monolingual
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1 -?- ̣ -?-
x+2παρεδεξ -?-
x+3Ἐπεὶφ ̣ -?-
x - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+2I (?) have received ---
x+3Epeiph ---
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
Epeiph 100 July CE 200 CE palaeographical dating;




DatasetID 309075
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 29515
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;20;15060
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309075 (= Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43bis), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.