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Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5111

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Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5111
Current Location Elephantine, excavation magazine SwissInst
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Publication Status unpublished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 Chnoum temple, southern side
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Pilgrim, Cornelius von (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 excavation finds


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation All sides 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) All line beginnings and endings are lost.
Script, Primary Early Demotic
Language, Primary Early Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Layout undetectable due to the fragmentary condition.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+2 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 28 0
Column Height (in mm) 18 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+28+y x x+18+y 0


Text Content

Modern Title ostracon with illegible text
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Summary of Content Contents not to be determined.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+1 [///] ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
x+2 [///] ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
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
Late Period (26th dynasty - 31st dynasty) -664 BCE -332 BCE ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 315476
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje; Julia Puglisi (help with metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 315476 (= Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5111), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje; Julia Puglisi (help with metadata).