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Pap. Berlin P. 13502

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13502
Publication Number P.Eleph. 5
Current Location magazine | papyrus depository
Comments on Inventory Inv. no. was in ed. pr. wrongly given as 512
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) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
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 partage
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1906
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Königliche Museen zu Berlin


Object Type papyrus
Dating between -281 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto) and perpendicular (verso)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, early ptolemaic cursive
Comments on Text Layout the last 3 lines of the text on recto have been written on the top margin before l. 1!
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 27 8
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title account concerning an inheritance
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content account concerning the inheritance of Diagoras and Hermagoras, listing household goods, wine and money
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman named as witness?
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures

25καὶ τοῦ σίτου τοῦ κριθίνου
26καὶ πυρίνου ἀπέχω τοὺς

1ὅσα Διαγόρας εἴληφε
2ὀβελίσκους γ
3κύαθον α καὶ τὸν(?) οἰνι-
4ψυκτῆρα 1 l. οἰνο|ψυκτῆρα καὶ σίφων α
5στρῶμα α
6προσκεφάλαια β
7λυχνία σιδηρᾶ α
8τόξον α
9φαρέτρα α
10κλίνη α
11κλίνη (δραχμῶν) ε
12τράπεζα α
13μαχαίρια β
14κεράμια οἴνου ι
15βασιλεύοντος Πτολεμαίου
16τοῦ Πτολεμαίου ε (ἔτους) β
17μηνὸς Τῦβι τρίτηι ἐπʼ εἰκα-
18δι ἐλογισάμην πρὸς Ἑρμαγό-
19ραν. ὑπὲρ τοῦ οἴνου τοῦ 2 l. οὗ εἶχεν
20κεράμια οἴνου ρε, ἔχω λόγον
21καὶ κεκόμιζμαι 3 l. κεκόμισμαι ἅπαντα
22τῶν πατρώιων· 4 l. πατρῴων οἴνου ἀνη-
23λώθησαν κεράμια μγ· τιμὴν
24ἐλάβομεν κεραμίων λϛ· (δραχμὰς) ρν.

1 l. οἰνο|ψυκτῆρα
2 l. οὗ
3 l. κεκόμισμαι
4 l. πατρῴων
1ὁμολογεῖ ὀφείλειν Ἑρμαγόρας
2παρὰ Διαγόρου πρὸς τὸν̣ λοι-
3πὸν λόγον τῶν πατρώιων 1 l. πατρῴων
(δραχμὰς) ι̣η (ὀβολοὺς) β (ἡμιωβέλιον).
4bμάρτυρες Δρίμακος

1 l. πατρῴων
1All that Diagoras has received:
23 spits,
3 1 ladle and the wine-
4cooler and 1 siphon,
51 mattress,
62 pillows,
71 iron lamp,
81 bow,
91 quiver,
101 bed,
11a 5- drachma bed,
121 table,
132 little knives,
1410 keramia (clay vessels) of wine.
15In the the reign of Ptolemy
16the son of Ptolemy, in the 2nd year
17in the month of Tybi, on the twenty-
18third. I made an accounting to Hermagoras
19 for the wine, of which he had
20105 keramia of wine; I have an account
21 and I have gotten everything
22of my paternal legacy. of the wine,
2343 keramia have been emptied;
24we have received the price for 36 keramia: 150 drachmas.
25and of the corn, the barley
26and the wheat, I receive the
1Hermagoras acknowledges that he owes
2to Diagoras for the remaining
3account of the paternal legacy.
4108 drachmas [2 1/2 obols]. Witnesses: Drimakos
6(seal) of Dri(makos),
7(seal) of Hermagoras,
8(seal) of Diagoras
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4376 man Diagoras Διαγόρας Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios II Philadelphos 02 Tybi 03 -281 March 22 BCE date in text;




DatasetID 309265
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 5840
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;5
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309265 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13502), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.