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Ostr. Berlin P. 313

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 313
Publication Number O.Wilck. 33
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 (unknown)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1875 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Travers, Consul Gustav
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Dec 4 / Domitianus
Dating between 84 and 84
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 Peleas
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Peleas for laographia of the third year of Domitian in two installments in year 4 of Domitian; with signature of Peleas.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Φενῶφις
2Παχομπαοννῶφις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
3τρίτου (ἔτους) ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα πέντε
4(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιε. (ἔτους) δετάρτου 1 l. τετάρτου Δομετιανοῦ 2l. Δομιτιανοῦ τοῦ
5κυρίου Χύαχ η. Πελέας ἔγραψα.
6ὁμοίος 3 l. ὁμοίως ἄλος 4 l. ἄλλην δραχμὴν μια 5 l. μίαν

1 l. τετάρτου
2 l. Δομιτιανοῦ
3 l. ὁμοίως
4 l. ἄλλην
5 l. μίαν
1Thus has paid Phanophis,
2son of Pachompaonnophris, for poll tax
3of the third year, silver drachmas fifteen,
4= 15 dr. In the fourth year of Domitian the
5lord, Choiak 8. Peleas, I have signed.
7Ditto, another one drachma.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13365 man Peleas, scribe and collector Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Domitian 04 Choiak 08 84 December 4 CE date in text;




DatasetID 307112
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 00660
Trismegistos 76613
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;33
Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307112 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 313), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.