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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 31

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 31
Publication Number O.Bankes 24
Current Location Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy
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 find (unspecified)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bankes, William John
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 old stock
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1815 and 1818
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 165 and 166
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petronius Bassianos, tax collector of Elephantine, for contribution, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis. year 7 or 8 of Marc Aurel and Verus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok date 166-168
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετρῶνις 1 l. Πετρώνιος Βασσιανὸς πράκ(τωρ) ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλ(εφαντίνης)· διέγρ(αψεν)
2Πατσίβτις Πετορζμήθου ὑπὲρ μερισμ(οῦ) -?- (ἔτους)
3δραχμὰς τέσσερας, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. -ca.?-

1 l. Πετρώνιος
1Petronius Bassianus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
2Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis, for the contribution of year ?
3four drachmas, = 4 dr. ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4791 man Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia, grandson of Psansnos Πατσιβτις Πετορζμήθου Σενπελαίας, τοῦ Ψανσνῶτ(ος) (WO 125) Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
165 CE 166 CE date according to the collectors time of office, y. 7-8 Marc Aurel+Verus;



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DatasetID 308509
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699497
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;24
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308509 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 31), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.