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Ostr. Berlin P. 7860

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 7860
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1268
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 (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 1891 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Stübel, Alphons
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Nov 17 / Traianus
Dating between 104 and 104
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation some small loss at upper left corner

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) upper left corner slightly broken out
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive, hand of a scribe Pach(ompretis)?, son of Ammonas? vgl. WO 92, SB 7274corr.?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of ---, son of Sarap(ion?), tax collector, through Pach(ompretis?), scribe, for the price of public dates of year seven, paid by Harpaesis, son of Sa-?, in year 8 of Trajan.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 Pach(ompretis?), l. 3: Sansnotos?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Σαραπίωνος? πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν διὰ Παχ̣ομπρήτεως? 1ed. Που( )
2γραμματέως. διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις
3Σάεω̣ς̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ὑπὲρ τιμῆς
4δημο(σίου)τιμῆς φοίνικος γενήματος ἑβδόμου
5ἔτους Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) ὀκτὼ ὀβολοὺς
7τρῖς2 l. τρεῖς (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η (τριώβολον).
8(ἔτους) η Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος
9τ̣ο̣ῦ κυρίου
10θὺρ̣ κα.

1 ed. Που( )
2 l. τρεῖς
1NN, son of Sarapion?, collector of money taxes, through Pach(ompretis?),
2scribe. Thus has paid Harpaesis,
3Sa-? ---, for the price
4of public dates of the harvest of the seventh
5year of Traianus Caesar
6the lord, silver drachmas eight oboloi
7three, = 8 dr. 3 ob.
8Year 8 of Traianus Caesar
9the lord,
10Hathyr 21.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
26695 man ---, son of Sarapion, prak. arg. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Σαραπ(ίωνος) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 08 Hathyr 21 104 November 17 CE date in text;




DatasetID 307122
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 02292
Trismegistos 77652
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;1268
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307122 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 7860), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.