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Pap. New York, Brooklyn Museum 47.218.135e

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Inventory Number Pap. New York, Brooklyn Museum 47.218.135e
Current Location New York, Brooklyn Museum
Comments on Inventory Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details Container marked ‘Black 7.’ Not known, possibly Elephantine.
Ancient Provenance District unknown () [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery find or purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Wilbour, Charles Edwin
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown () [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Wilbour, Charles Edwin
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type papyrus
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation A group of 10 fragments
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object e: Small Box of Fragments: 1 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 in. (4.5 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm) 47.218.135e: Largest Fragment #1: 1 3/16 × 2 3/8 in. (3 × 6 cm) 47.218.135e: Largest Fragment #2: 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (1 × 8 cm) Dimensions: the largest fragments are 3 x 6 cm. and 1 8 cm.

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) 10 fragments with Late Period Hieratic writing. The fragments are likely from different texts, though their small size makes it impossible to determine how many texts they come from.
Script, Primary Hieratic
Language, Primary Middle Egyptian


Text Content

Modern Title papyrus fragments of unclear content, obviously of several texts - ritual for protection?
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Author of Text (Unknown)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Summary of Content Unclear content due to the fragmentary condition. One of the texts might be a ritual for protection?
Location of Composition unknown unknown Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
Fragm_I_x+2 jw=j(?)
Fragm_I_x+3 Rꜥ(?) m
Fragm_I_x+4 nn prj=k ḥr
Fragm_I_x+5 sw ꜥ.wj ḥr s.t
Fragm_I_x+7 nb
Fragm_II_x+1 Ḥr
Fragm_I_x+2 and I(?)
Fragm_I_x+3 Ra(?) in
Fragm_I_x+4 you won't come out through
Fragm_I_x+5 him both arms at the place
Fragm_I_x+7 every
Fragm_II_x+1 Horus
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
34830 man Horus Ḥr pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Late Period (26th dynasty - 31st dynasty) -664 BCE -525 BCE Late Period, Saite Period ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 318236
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 318236 (= Pap. New York, Brooklyn Museum 47.218.135e), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Verena Lepper; Daniela C. Härtel.