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Pap. Berlin P. 13512

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 13512
Publication Number P.Eleph. 8
Current Location magazine
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
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 excavation finds
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Dating between -224 and -224
Criteria for Dating date according to the archive's composition
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation heavily abraded and faded in places

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Text-Localization, Addendum hypomnema format (upright, portrait)
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic 3rd cent.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 24
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title notification to Euphronios
Ancient Archives praktor archive | Milon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | hypomnema
Summary of Content notification (hypomnema) to Euphronios the praktor of the temple in Edfu from Pata---, son of Thotsytmis, concerning the undertaker Horos, son of Pasas, who has contracted to collect the mummyfication tax. He has made a downpayment of a large part of the contracted amount, but still owes a rest of 600 drachmas.
Location of Composition Edfou / Apollonpolis magna Upper Egypt, 2nd nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok Milon archive
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)
Comment on Religion Temple administration Edfu



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Εὐφ̣ρον̣ίωι πράκ̣τορ̣ι̣
2π̣αρ̣ Π̣α̣τ̣α̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
3Θοτσύτμιος 1ed. Θοτσύθμιος. ἐμφανί-
4ζω σοι Ὧρον Πασᾶτος
5τ̣α̣ρ̣ι̣χ̣ε̣ύ̣τ̣η̣ν̣ ἐ̣γ̣λ̣α̣-
6βόντα ε̣ἰ̣ς̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
7τὸ συνα̣γ̣όμενον
8ἀργύριον εἰς τὸ ἱερὸν ἀπὸ τῶν ταρι-
9χ̣ι̣ῶ̣ν̣ χαλκοῦ (δραχμὰς) Β̣ω
10ἤ̣δ̣η̣ καταβεβληκέναι
11αὐτὸν ε̣ξω (δραχμὰς) Βσ,
12ὥστε καταλίπεσθαι 2 l. καταλείπεσθαι
13χαλκοῦ (δραχμὰς) χ, καὶ τοῦτο
14ὀφείλει ἕως το̣ ̣τ̣η̣ν
15ὃ καὶ 3ed. ε̣κ̣ε̣ι̣ ἀναγράφεται εἰς
16αὐτὸν διὰ τῶν̣ ε̣ρ̣ο-
17γραμματέων. οὗτος
18δὲ δυνατός ἐστιν
19εἰσενέγκαι καὶ ἔν-
20γυον̣ κ̣ανόν̣, ἐ̣π̣εὶ
21Πασᾶς ὁ πατὴρ αὐτοῦ
22πρώ̣ην4ed. ̣ρ̣ ̣η̣ν ἐποιήσατο
23ἔγλημψ̣ι̣ν̣ χαλκοῦ (δραχμῶν) ρξ̣

1 ed. Θοτσύθμιος
2 l. καταλείπεσθαι
3 ed. ε̣κ̣ε̣ι̣
4 ed. ̣ρ̣ ̣η̣ν
1To Euphronios praktor
2from Pata---,
3son of Thotsytmis. I report
4to you that Horos, son of Pasas,
5the embalmer, who (?) has
6contracted --- (to pay?)
7the collected
8silver for the temple from the
9embalmers taxes, 2900 copper drachmas,
10already made a down payment
11of over 2200 dr.
12so that there are missing
13600 copper dr., and that (amount)
14he owes till ---,
15which is also attributed
16to him through the temple
17scribes. And he
18is able to
19bring also a
20suitable garantor, since
21Pasas, his father,
22has just now taken over
23the contract for 160 copper drachmas.
24Fare well.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4037 man Euphronios praktor Ꜣwprnys = Εὐφρόνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-224 BCE -223 BCE date according to the context of the archive, cf. Clarysse 26.;




DatasetID 310432
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 5842
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph;;8
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer; BerlPap
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310432 (= Pap. Berlin P. 13512 ), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; BerlPap.