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Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 2830

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Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 2830
Current Location Aswan, The magazine of the Pharaonic taftīsh (SCA Aswan)

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance Details House M 10, yard Stratum 01.2
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Prior to end of Stratum 01/02
Dating between 400 and 540
Criteria for Dating Archaeological situation
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Upper part of ostracon

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Text-Localization, Addendum Text starts underneath rim of sherd
Inks and Pigments unknown
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Upper part of text, lower end lost
Script, Primary Coptic Uncial
Language, Primary Coptic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Debt acknowledgement
Text Types
  • documentary | dept instrument
Summary of Content Albinus acknowledges the debt of hundred and five [...] to someone [anem lost]
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ⳁ ⲁⲛ[ⲟ]ⲕ ⲁⲗⲃⲓⲛⲟⲥ ⲉⲧⲉ
2[. . . .] ⲧ̣ⲉⲛ ⲛϣ̣ⲉ̣ ⲙⲛ︥
3ϯ̣ⲟⲩ ⲛⲧⲙⲏϩⲁⲧ ⲙⲛ
4[ⲛ]ⲁⲕ ⲭⲱⲣⲓⲥ ⲗⲁⲁ[ⲩ ⲛ]
5[±3]ⲁϭⲓ [– – –]
1+ It is I, Albinus who
2[…] x of hundred and
3 five ... with
4you without any
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
43040 man Albinus ⲁⲗⲃⲓⲛⲟⲥ Coptic



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Byzantine (Coptic) Period 475 CE 540 CE ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 318644
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Matthias Müller
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 318644 (= Ostr. Elephantine,excavation SwissInst Ω 2830), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Matthias Müller.