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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 35

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 35
Publication Number O.Bankes 14
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 168 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation broken in two joining pieces

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 scribe of Asinnius
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
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 Maker, son of Didymos, and Ammonios?, son of Harpaesis, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through Ammonios?, for the contribution of year 8, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. ZPE 202)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Μάκερ Διδύμου καὶ Ἀ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ις Ἁρπαήσεως
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης δι Ἀλυπίου γραμματέως.
3διέγραψεν Πατσίβτις Πετωρζμήθου 1l. Πετορζμήθου ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ η (ἔτους)
4τετρώβολον, (γίνεται) (τετρώβολον), Παῦνι ιϛ.

1 l. Πετορζμήθου
1Macer, son of Didymos, and A--ios, son of Harpaesis,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through Alypios?, scribe.
3Thus has paid Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis, for the contribution of year 8,
4four obols, = 4 ob. Payni 16.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    20075 woman Ammonios, scribe of Asinnius (boethos?) Ammonios? Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 08 Payni 16 168 June 10 CE date in text (corrected);



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    DatasetID 308510
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699487
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;14
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308510 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 35), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.