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Pap. Tokyo, Suzuki Collection of Tokai University d 38

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Inventory Number Pap. Tokyo, Suzuki Collection of Tokai University d 38
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


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

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) Upper and lower part broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+1; x+7 0
Quantity of Columns 2 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 0
Column Height (in mm) 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 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 Account regarding silver kite and qba-jars. Details unclear due to the fragmentary condition.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+1 qd 9
x+1 rḫ=f 100 r ḥḏ sp-2 4(?)
x+2qd 3½ sw 1 r nꜣ
x+3pꜣy=w wn n mht
x+4qbꜣ 206
x+5hmtwbyn(?) 29 ꜥn
x+6ḥḏ sp-2 235 ꜥn
x+7qbꜣ 400
x+1[///] ..?.. 9 kite
x+1..?.. he know ..?.. 100 making real silver 4 [///]
x+23½ kitem 1st day for ..?..[///]
x+3their list of ..?.. [///]
x+4206 qba-jars ..?.. [///]
x+5..?.. 29 again [///]
x+6real silver 235 again [///]
x+7[///]..?.. 400 qba-jars ..?.. [///]
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.;




DatasetID 316933
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 316933 (= Pap. Tokyo, Suzuki Collection of Tokai University d 38), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography).