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Ostr. Berlin P. 12666

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12666
Publication Number SB VI 9604, 1
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 excavation or purchase
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object Dec 14 / Nero, Reg.-Jahr 09, Choiak 18
Dating between 62 and 62
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, roman cursive, hand of Ruphonius Antigonos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Rufonius Antigonos (collector) for survey tax on date groves of year 8, paid by Zmetpos, son of Bienchis Botos, in year 9 of Nero.
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
1Ῥουφώνιος Ἀντίγονος . διαγεγράφηκεν
2Ζμετπῶς Βιήνχεως̣
3Βῶτις ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας 1 l. γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος η (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) η
4παρὰ ὀβολοὺς δύο ἥμισυ.
5(ἔτους) θ Νέρωνος Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου Χ̣υ̣ὰ̣κ ιη.

1 l. γεωμετρίας
1Rufonius Antigonos. Thus has paid
2Zme(n)tpos, son of Bienchis,
3grandson of/alias? Botis, for survey tax of palm groves of year 8, 8 dr.
4minus two and a half oboloi.
5year 9 of Nero Caesar
6the lord, Choiak 18.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4435 man Rufonius Antigonos Ῥουφώνιος Ἀντίγονος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nero 09 Choiak 18 62 December 14 CE date in text;




DatasetID 307130
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03591
Trismegistos 19108
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9604_1
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307130 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12666), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.