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Pap. Berlin P. 21176

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Pap. Berlin P. 21176
Publication Number BKT IX 79
Current Location magazine | papyrus depository
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

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


Object Type papyrus | sheet
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 52 mm | 37 mm | mm
Dating of Object Alexander the Great
Dating between -305 and 1000
Criteria for Dating palaeography

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto
Script-Fiber-Relation (for Payri) perpendicular
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Text Layout 6 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Prosa oder Verse
Text Types
  • literary
Summary of Content prose or verse
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: low)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language



Transcription Translation Pictures
3δε και
4λη δε
5εξ ἀν
6 αλλω
5... from ...
6... other? ...
Places (read out from edition)




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
-299 BCE -100 BCE palaeographical dating;




DatasetID 4381
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 04381
Trismegistos 65773
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Philip Schmitz
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 4381 (= Pap. Berlin P. 21176), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Philip Schmitz.