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Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2180

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Inventory Number Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2180
Publication Number O.Wilck. 287
Current Location Turin, Museo Egizio
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
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Belzoni heirs
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 155 and 156
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at bottom

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) broken at bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and guard posts (merismos potamophylakidon and stationos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Papremithes, son of Ammonios, and his associate praktores of Elephantine, for merismos potamophylakidon and stationos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text l. 3 names
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παπρεμίθη Ἀμωνίου
2καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν
3Παναπότις 1l. Παναπῶτις Πα ̣ ̣ ̣σμητ? 2probably Πατερσμήτ(εως); or Πανεβσμητ() ?
4ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ στατίωνος καὶ
5ποταμοφυλακίδος ιθ (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α ̣ -6-
65-6θ̣ ε̣vacat?

1 l. Παναπῶτις
2 probably Πατερσμήτ(εως); or Πανεβσμητ() ?
1Papremithes, son of Ammonios,
2and his associate collectors of Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Panapotis, son of Patersmethis?,
4for the contribution of guard posts and
5for river police boats of the 19th year 1 dr. --- Year 19,
6(month: -th) 5?.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13745 man Panapotis, son of pa--smetis /Palaias? Παναπότις Πα…σμητ Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius? 19 155 CE 156 CE dating based on tax year 19 of Anoninus Pius?;



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    DatasetID 308505
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76851
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;287
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308505 (= Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2180), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.