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Ostr. Berlin P. 10704

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_002860.tei.xml



Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 10704
Publication Number O.Berlin 42
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) Rubensohn, Otto (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 1906 and 1906
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, red brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 79 mm | 81 mm | 5 mm
Dating between 146 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 scribe 2 of the praktores Soter and Papremithes.
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 contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the praktores Soter und Papremithes for contributions (μερισμοί) of year 9 of Antoninus, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis and the mother Sentithoes.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης πράκ(τορες) ἀργυρικ(ῶν)
2Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις Παχν̣ούβιος
3μητρὸς Σεντιθοης 1 l. Σεντιθοήους μερισμῶν
4θ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5(δραχμὰς) δ̅. (ἔτους) θ// Φαμενὼθ η.

1 l. Σεντιθοήους
1Soter and Papremithes, collectors of money taxes
2at Elephantine. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis
3and the mother Sentithoes, for contributions
4of year 9 of Antoninus Caesar the lord
54 dr. Year 9, Phamenoth 8.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Phamenoth 08 146 March 4 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 2860
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 02860
    Trismegistos 24434
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.berl;;42
    Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 2860 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 10704), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.