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Pap. Berlin P. B/D x 70

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. B/D x 70
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details South of the Chnoum temple. From one of the 9 storage jars behind the east-western temple wall, room h.
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 19 11 1907 and 19 11 1907
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
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
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Borchardt, Ludwig
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken off on all sides.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) parallel (recto)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) All line beginnings and endings are lost. Upper and lower part broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Medium and unequal line pitch.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3+y 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 14 0
Column Height (in mm) 34 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+14 x x+34+y 0


Text Content

Modern Title fragment of unclear content
Ancient Archives Chnoum temple archives | administrative archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Summary of Content Due to the fragmentary status the content remains unclear.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+3 ta
x+1[///] ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
x+2[///] ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
x+3[///] ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
Reserved Copyright
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
Ptolemaic dynasty -332 BCE -30 BCE Dating by palaeography.;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 313956
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 313956 (= Pap. Berlin P. B/D x 70), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.