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Ostr. London, Petrie Museum UC 59721

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Collection London, Petrie Museum, University College
Inventory Number Ostr. London, Petrie Museum UC 59721
Publication Number O.Petr. Mus. 633
Current Location London, Petrie Museum
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: low
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 between 1 and 399
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments incised
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at top
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting incised letters
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title note of incertain content
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content incised note on ostrakon, incertain content Museum: "Pottery sherd, broken into three and rejoined, from body of misfired vessel, exterior incised after firing with three short lines of Greek."
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
x+1 β (ἔτους) ἀπὸ Συήνη 1 l. Συήνης
x+2Ταήτι 2 l. Ταήτει ρ -?-
x+3Χιχιοιτ -?- 3l. Χιχιόιτι

1 l. Συήνης
2 l. Ταήτει
3 l. Χιχιόιτι
x-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
x+1In the 2nd year, from Syene
x+2to Taetis 100 ---
x+3to Chichois ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συήνη (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34480 man Chichois Χιχιοιτ pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    1 CE 399 CE palaeographical dating;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 310419
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 169861
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.petr.mus;;633
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310419 (= Ostr. London, Petrie Museum UC 59721), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.