Seals and Stamps
from Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt

P. Eleph. 2 seal b impression 3 = P. Eleph. in English D3 + BL IX; BL XI

Seal ID: 792
Publications: P. Eleph. 2 seal b impression 3 = P. Eleph. in English D3 + BL IX; BL XI
Inventory number: P. 13501
Photograph: ph. ed. pr. pl. 1& 2, no. 11; Vandorpe 1997 pl. 45, fig. 1; B. Porten u.a., The Elephantine Papyri, Pl. 7.
Online photo:
Description: Seals on Greek sixwitness-contract: seal b impression 3: "Artemis in gegürtetem Chiton, der die rechte Brust frei läßt, der Köcher auf dem Rücken, mit beiden Händen eine Fackel haltend" [ph. ed. pr. pl. 1 & 2, no. 11]. On seal b the same seal with the representation of Artemis was used twice: by the heir Herakleides and his brother Bakchios.
Material (seal): Clay/mud
Material (seal matrix):
Type of document sealed: 01.Greek sixwitness contract (part of papyrus sealed)
Type of recipient sealed:
Date: Ptolemaic
Place: Elephantine
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