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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 5177

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 5177
Publication Number ined.
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation incomplete
Comments on Object The object was a flat plate.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave/convex (inside/outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) On the concave side five lines of text are preserved and remnants of a sixth. On the convex side the surface is badly rubbed off and only a few remnants of three lines a visible.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Sahidic
Comments on Text Layout The text started on the inside (concave).
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3 6
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title list of names
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | list
Summary of Content A list of names and a number after each name.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
2ⲡⲁⲕⲱϣ ⲡⲥⲁⲉⲓⲛ : ⲏ
3ⲡⲁⲉⲓⲱⲧ ⲁⲧⲣⲉ : ⲁ
4ⲡⲣⲏⲙⲏⲕⲏⲣⲉⲃⲏⲥ : ⲁ
5ⲓ̈ⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲁ
1Pienchous: 1
2Pakosh the physician: 8
3My father (H)atre: 1
4Premenkerebes (?): 1
5Ioannes the (...)
6...?... (...)
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
37745 man (H)atre B ⲁⲧⲣⲉ Coptic



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317954
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317954 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 5177), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.