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Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5076

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Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5076
Current Location Elephantine, excavation magazine SwissInst
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details temple workshop H210 / building stratum a3
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 Aswan / Syene
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 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 parts and all line endings broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Early Demotic
Language, Primary Early Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Medium line pitch. The right-aligned text shows a broad right margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+4+y 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 39 0
Column Height (in mm) 31 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 39+y x x+31+y 0


Text Content

Modern Title account
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Fragment of an account.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
11Transcription and translation by Jan Moje. ///
3ı͗sw(?) Ḥr-pꜣ-
4 I͗mn-ḥtp

1 Transcription and translation by Jan Moje.
1⸢///⸣ [///]
2⸢///⸣ [///]
3Receipt of Harp⸢..?..⸣[///]
4⸢..?..⸣ Amenothes [///]
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24335 man Amenothes (Eleph Ω 5076) I͗mn-ḥtp pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nectanebo II -359 BCE -341 BCE Dating by archaeological context.;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 315504
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 315504 (= Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 5076), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.