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Ostr. London, British Library 14129

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14129
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1152
Current Location London, British Library
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 100 and 199
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Letter
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
  • documentary | letter | private
Summary of Content Private letter concerning the shipment of pitch.
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (text as in ed.) corr. place: Elephantine
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 -?- τῶι φιλτάτωι χαίρειν.
2 -?- ἑξήκοντα τὰς παρά σοι
3 -?- ν δύο σφυρίδων τῆς πίσσης
4 -?- ε̣ι̣ς̣ δῶναί 1 l. δοῦναί σε τῷ κυβερνήτῃ
5 -?- διδόντι σοι τὸ ὄστρακον -?-
6 -?- σορη ἐτάξω μὴ οὖν -?-
7 -?- ποιήσε̣ι̣ς. ἔρρωσο.

1 l. δοῦναί
1NN to NN the most beloved, greeting.
2--- the sixty ? with you
3--- two sphyridia of peach
4--- to give them to the skipper
5--- who gave you the ostrakon
6--- Mesore(?)--- you have been given orders. Do not
7do otherwise. Farewell.
Reserved Copyright
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
1 CE 199 CE paleaography;



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DatasetID 316351
last Change 29.07.2022
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;1152
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 316351 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14129), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .