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Ostr. Berlin P. 12665

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12665
Publication Number _x001C_SB VI 9545, 34
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
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1906


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Aug 24 / Commodus, Reg.-Jahr 32, Epagomenai 01
Dating between 192 and 192
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, regular cursive, hand of Ammonios I?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for sales tax (enkyklion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ammonios, the tax farmer of the sales tax, for the enkyklion for the sale of an old fishing boat, paid by Sansnos, son of Petorzmethis, sailor.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀμμώνιος μισθωτὴς ἐνκυκλείου καὶ ὑπο-
2κειμένων βασιλικ γραμματείᾳ Σανσνῶτι Πετορζμήθιος ναύτῃ.
3ἔσχον παρὰ σοῦ ὑπὲρ τέλους σκάφης ἁλιευτικῆς πα-
4λαιᾶς δραχμὰς τέσσαρες, ὃ 1 l. ἣν ἐώνησαι παρὰ
5Ἰῆβις. (ἔτους) λβ // ἐπαγομένων α.

1 l. ἣν
1Ammonios, tax farmer of the sales tax (enkyklion) and of taxes
2belonging to the ressort of the royal scribe, to Sansnos, son of Petorzmethis, sailor.
3I have received from you for the tax for an old fishing boat
4four drachmas, which you have bought from
5Iebis. Year 32, Epagomene 1.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12570 man Ammonios I scribe Αμμωνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 32 Epagomenen 01 192 August 24 CE date in text;




DatasetID 307129
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03590
Trismegistos 19096
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9545_34
Author Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307129 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12665), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.