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Ostr. Berlin P. 12082

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12082
Publication Number BGU VI 1493
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution partage
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1906


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, medium brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 148 mm | 93 mm | 8 mm
Dating between -200 and -1
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
Comments on Text Layout 14 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 14
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Account
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account of payments received by single sellers?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔχομεν παρὰ τῶν πρατῶν δ̣ι̣ο̣ι̣κήσε̣ω̣ς ε̣ξ
2ϡι (ἀφ' ὧν)
3ἔχει Ἰμούθης ὁ λ̣α̣ξὸς ἐκ τῶν αὐτῶν χρημάτων σ
4ἔχει Βιῆγχις ὁ̣ β̣ο̣υκό̣λ̣ο̣ς ἐκ τῶν αὐτῶν ρν
5ἔχει Βιῆγχις Αἰλούρου ἐκ τῶν αὐτῶν
6χρημάτων ρι
7ἔχει ̣ ̣ ̣μητις κατὰ τὸ ἐπί-
8ταγμα Βιῆγχις 1l. Βιήγχιος Αἰλούρου π
9ἔχε̣ι̣ Π̣ε̣τ̣ε ̣ ̣σ̣αστρα̣τεκ̣ι̣ ν̣
10κη ἔχει Ἀλέξανδρος
11δραχμὰς τκ
12̣ ̣ (γίνονται) ϡι
13̣ ̣

1 l. Βιήγχιος
1We have received from the sellers? of the financial administration ?
2910 drachmas, of which
3Imouthes, the stone maison, has received from the same money 200
4Bienchis, the cattle driver, has received from the same money 150
5Bienchis, son of Ailouras, has received from the same
6money 110
7--metis has received according to the order
8of Bienchis, son of Ailouras, 80
9Pete--- has received 50
10on 28th has received Alexandros
11320 drachmas.
12--- 910
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
25970 man Alexandros (bgu) Ἀλέξανδρος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-199 BCE -1 BCE palaeographical dating;




DatasetID 3430
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03430
Trismegistos 7387
Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;6;1493
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3430 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12082), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer.