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Ostr. Berlin P. 10775

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 10775
Publication Number BGU VI 1308
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


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, light brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 88 mm | 76 mm | 12 mm
Dating between -103 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, ptolemaic cursive, hand of the banker Ammonios
Comments on Text Layout 10 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of the banker Ammonios for the tax on palm trees paid by Ammonios, son of Krateros for the land formerly belonging to Herakleides, son of Protomachos, including agio; signature of the banker Ammonios.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2ἔτους ιε τοῦ καὶ ιβ
3Φαῶφι τέτακται ἐπὶ τὴν
4ἐν Συήνῃ τράπεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος
5εἰς τὸ αὐτὸ (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων
6Ἀμμώνιος Κρατέρο̣υ̣ τῆς
7πρότερον Ἡρακλείδου τοῦ
8Π̣ρω̣τ̣ο̣μ̣ά̣χου πεντακοσίας
9εἴκοσι ε (γίνονται) φκε.
10Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης .
2Year 15 = 12,
3Phaophi. Thus has paid to the
4bank in Syene, for which Ammonios is in charge,
5for the same year for the tax on fruit trees
6Ammonios, son of Krateros, for the land
7formerly belonging to Herakleides,
8son of Protomachos, five hundred
9twenty 5, = 525.
10Ammonios, banker.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συήνῃ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4005 man Ammonios (Trapezit) Ἀμμώνιος = Ἀμώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios X Alexander I 15=12 Phaophi -103 October 18 BCE -103 November 16 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 2882
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 02882
    Trismegistos 4565
    Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;6;1308
    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 2882 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 10775), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.