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Ostr. Berlin P. 12563

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12563
Publication Number BGU VI 1497
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) Zucker, Friedrich (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 1907 and 1907


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, yellow brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 110 mm | 115 mm | 10 mm
Dating between -299 and -200
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation complete

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
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Account of liquid
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content Account listing persons with Greek names and a quantity of an unknown liquid.
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
1Βάτραχος χ(οῦν) α
2Σαβλᾶς κ(οτύλης) δ´
3Διόδωρος χ(οῦν) α
4Ἰσοκράτης χ(οῦν) α
5Ἀλεξάνδρος χ(οῦν) α
6Γλαυκίας χ(οῦν) α
7Σώπατρος χ(οῦν) α
8Π̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ς κ(οτύλης) δ̣´
1Batrachos 1 Chous
2Sablas 1/4 Kotyle
3Diodoros 1 Chous
4Isokrates 1 Chous
5Alexandros 1 Chous
6Glaukias 1 Chous
7Sopatros 1 Chous
8P--- 1/4 Kotyle
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4424 man Alexandros (liste BGU) Ἀλέξανδρος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-299 BCE -200 BCE palaeographical dating;




DatasetID 3578
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03578
Trismegistos 7391
Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;6;1497
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3578 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12563), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.