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Ostr. Berlin P. 12684

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12684
Publication Number BGU VI 1476
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]
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1908


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, medium brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 196 mm | 87 mm | 8 mm
Dating between -50 and -1
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at top
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, late ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown
Comments on Text Layout 21 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 21
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title list of names
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | list | name list
Summary of Content list of names, late ptolemaic: amongst others: Peteuserzmethis
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
x+3Pachnoubis ---
x+4Pachnoubis, son of Pse---
x+5Petenephotes ---
x+6---petos ---
x+7Peteesis, son of Aisor---
x+8Peteuserzmethis, son of Pe---
x+10Psenchnoubis, son of Pilis
x+11Hatpes, son of Peteuserzmethis
x+12Pasenis, son of Peteuserzmethis
x+13Pela?, son of Pouramos
x+14Zmethis, son of Pallouas
x+15Peuaus, son of Pela?, grandson of Arasis?
x+16Pachnoubis, son of Peteuserzmethis
x+18Pame?, son of Harpaesis
x+20Zmenichnoubis, son of Pigres
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4413 man ---petos ---πετος pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-99 BCE -1 BCE palaeographical dating, cf. Jennes, 2014, 147;




DatasetID 3599
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03599
Trismegistos 7370
Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;6;1476
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3599 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12684), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer.