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Ostr. Berlin P. 326

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 326
Publication Number O.Wilck. 142
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 1881 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Lepsius, Richard
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Jun 15 / Hadrianus
Dating between 128 and 128
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation upper left corner broken away

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) upper left corner broken off
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Ammonios boethos, assistant to Triadelphos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Triadelphos through the assistant Ammonios, for merismos potamophylakidos of year 12 of Hadrian, paid by ---nis, son Zmenpos and Thinpetorzmethis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 6 stat(ionos) parallele zu OGL 909
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τριάδ(ελφος) πράκτωρ Ἐλεφαντίνης δι Ἀμωνίου βοηθοῦ .
2δι(έγραψεν) ̣ε ̣ ̣νις Ζμεντπῶτος μητρὸς
3Θινπετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ μερισμο
4ποταμοφυλακίας ιβ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὴν μίαν τετρώβολον καὶ
6ὑπὲρ σ̣τ̣α̣τ̣ίωνος 1ed. ̣ ̣ ̣χ( ) (ἡμιωβέλιον), Παῦνι κα.

1 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣χ( )
1Triadelphos, collector at Elephantine, through the assistant Ammonios.
2Thus has paid ---nis, son of Zmenpos and the mother
3Thinpetorzmethis, for the contribution
4of river police boats of year 12 of Hadrian Caesar
5the lord, one drachma four obols and
6for guard posts 1/2 ob., Payni 21.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    26810 man ---nis, son of Zmenpos and Thinpetorzmethis ̣]ε ̣ ̣νις Ζμεντπ(ῶτος) Θινπετορζμή(θιος) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 12 Payni 21 128 June 15 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 307116
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 00673
    Trismegistos 76714
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;142
    Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 307116 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 326), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.