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Ostr. Berlin P. 10686

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 10686
Publication Number O.Berlin 36
Current Location magazine
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 archaeological excavation
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 partage
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1906
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, red
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 88 mm | 84 mm | 5 mm
Dating between 128 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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, hand of Sarapion, son of Sibylleus
Comments on Text Layout 5 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for a statue of the emperor (merismos andriantos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Kalasiris for the contribution for a statue of the emperor, written by Sarapion, son of Sibylleus, paid by Panes, son of Zmetpos, in year 13 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Καλασῖρις πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν Πᾶνες
2Ζμετπῶτος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ἀνδριάντων δραχμὰς
3δύω, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β. (ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανοῦ
4τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ κ̅α̅. Σαραπίων
5Σιβυλλέως 1ed. Σιβύλ(εως) βοηθός.

1 ed. Σιβύλ(εως)
1Kalasiris, collector. Thus has paid Panes,
2son of Zmenptos, for contribution of statues
3two drachmas, = 2 dr. Year 13 of Hadrian
4the lord, Thoth 21. Sarapion,
5son of Sibylleus, assistant.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12470 man Kalasiris praktor Kalasiris praktor Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 13 Thoth 21 128 September 18 CE date in text;




DatasetID 2850
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 02850
Trismegistos 24428
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.berl;;36
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 2850 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 10686), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.