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Ostr. Oldenburg 5324-a PRELIM-7

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Collection Oldenburg, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
Inventory Number Ostr. Oldenburg 5324-a PRELIM-7
Publication Number O.Oldenb. ?
Current Location Cologne, Institute of Egyptology
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Lower Egypt, 1st nome (Memphites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery find (unspecified)
Certainty: high
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 2 2 1875 and
Finder (= First Purchaser) Grossherzog Friedrich August (II.) von Oldenburg
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine / Syene
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Lower Egypt, 1st nome (Memphites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Grossherzog Friedrich August (II.) von Oldenburg
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Upper, lower and left parts broken off in undetermined extent.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Upper and lower part as well as all line endings broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Late Demotic
Language, Primary Roman Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text convers nearly the entire (preserved) surface of the potsherd.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+10 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 40 0
Column Height (in mm) 78 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 40+y x x+78+y 0


Text Content

Modern Title account of payments
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account of payment for different persons, including surplus. Contents unclear due to the fragmentary condition.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language


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
Roman Period -30 BCE 211 CE ;



Reserved Copyright
Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 315390
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 315390 (= Ostr. Oldenburg 5324-a PRELIM-7), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.