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Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 583

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Collection Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Inventory Number Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 583
Publication Number P.Worp 48
Current Location Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Mallon, Alexis SJ
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Mallon, Alexis SJ


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating internal clues of the text
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, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 55
Column Height (in mm) 50
Line Distance 55x50


Text Content

Modern Title notification of the appointment of adiutores
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | administrative document
Summary of Content notification of the appointment of two local carpenters as helpers (adiutores) for the visit of the epistrategos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2ἐπιδημίᾳ ἐπιστ-
3στρατήγω 1l. ἐπιστρατήγου Μεχὶρ ι̅η̅
4τοῦ ιε (ἔτους) // εἰσὶ δέ·
5Παπρεμίθης Ἁρπαήσεος
6vac. υἱο Πισούρις τέκτων
7Καλῆς Πατρανσνούφε-
8ως τέκτων

1 l. ἐπιστρατήγου
2for the visit of the epi-
3strategos on Mecheir 18
4of year 15. They are:
5Papremithes, son of Harpaesis,
6the son of Pisouris, carpenter;
7Kales, son of Patransnouphis,
PBI 583_S1_001
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
17065 man Kales, son of Patransnouphis Καλῆς Πατρανσνούφεως Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 15 Mecheir 18 152 February 13 CE date in text; emperor uncertain, but probable.;



PBI 583_S1_001
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DatasetID 309205
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 115577
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.worp;;48
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309205 (= Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 583), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.