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Ostr. Berlin P. 8698

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 8698
Publication Number SB VI 9545, 7
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 archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
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


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Aug 23 / Galba, Reg.-Jahr 01, Mesore 30
Dating between 68 and 68
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, early roman cursive, hand unknown, perhaps the same hand as SB 9545, 2, and 9545, 3
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
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 for poll tax of year 1 of Galba, paid by Pachombakis, son of Petorzmethis.
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
1διαγεγράφηκεν Παχομ-
2βᾶκις Πετορζμήθε-
3ος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας α (ἔτους) Γάλβα
4τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴι λ τὰς
5λοιπὰς δραχμὰς ὀκτώι 1 l. ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.

1 l. ὀκτώ
1Thus has paid Pachom-
2bakis, son of Petorzmethis,
3for poll tax of year 1 of Galba
4the lord, Mesore 30, the
5remaining drachmas eight, = 16 dr.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
26245 man Pachombakis, son of Petorzmethis Παχομβακις Πετορζμηθεος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Galba 01 Mesore 30 68 August 23 CE date in text;




DatasetID 307125
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 02509
Trismegistos 19069
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9545_7
Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307125 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 8698), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.