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Ostr. Berlin P. 12567

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12567
Publication Number BGU VI 1498
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, grey brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 128 mm | 89 mm | 12 mm
Dating between -199 and -100
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
State of Preservation (Text) surface abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive, hand unknown
Comments on Text Layout 5 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title account of balances
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | note
Summary of Content account of balances of money of several persons.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text unklar, noch nicht fertig! ÜbersetzungP?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman in a list with money accounting
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παμώντης ἡμᾶς ζ (ἔτους(?))
2(ἡμιωβέλιον(?)) (γίνονται) σλγ (ὀβολοὶ) β, εἰς τουτ ἔ(χομεν) (δραχμὰς) ρκ
3Ἀμούλης ἡμᾶς ε̣ (ἔτους(?)) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) ρο
4εἰς τουτ ἔχομεν (δραχμὰς) ρ
5Τισᾶτις σλγ (ὀβολοὺς) β
1Pamothes to us of year 7? ---
2--- 33 and 2 ob., to this --- 120 dr.
3Amoules to us for year 5, --- 100 dr
4to this we have 100 dr.
5Tisatis 233, 2 ob.,
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4429 man Amoules bgu Ἀμουλης Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-199 BCE -100 BCE palaeographical dating;




DatasetID 3581
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03581
Trismegistos 7392
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3581 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12567), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.