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Ostr. Berlin P. 10713

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 10713
Publication Number O.Berlin 35
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) 90 mm | 87 mm | 5 mm
Dating between 126 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 Triadelphos
Comments on Text Layout 7 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for enrollment in a priestly office (eiskritikon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Triadelphos for eiskrition (fee for the enrollment into a priestly office), paid by Petorzmethis, Sohn des Pachompres, pastophoros of the god Ammon in year 10 of Trajan.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Polytheism (Egyptian)



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τριάδελφος πράκτωρ Ἐλεφαντίνης.
2διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις
3Παχομπρήτεος 1l. Παχομπρήτεως παστοφόρος
4Ἄμμωνος θεοῦ μεγίστου
5ὑπὲρ εἰσκριτικοῦ δραχμὰς ὀκτὼ τριόβολον 2l. τριώ(βολον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η (τριώβολον).
6(ἔτους) ι Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7 Μεσορὴ ι̅δ̅.

1 l. Παχομπρήτεως
2 l. τριώ(βολον)
1Triadelphos, collector at Elephantine.
2Thus has paid Petorzmethis,
3son of Pachompretis, pastophoros
4of the great go Ammon,
5for the enrolment fee eight drachmas 3 ob., = 8 dr. 3 ob.
6Year 10 of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
7Mesore 14.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    21900 man Petorzmethis, son of Pachompretis, pastophoros Πετορζμῆθις Παχομπρήτεος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 10 Mesore 14 126 August 7 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 2863
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 02863
    Trismegistos 24427
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.berl;;35
    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 2863 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 10713), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.