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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 38

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 38
Publication Number O.Bankes 46
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 150 and 158
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and 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 right and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, Hand of Ammonios I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for unidentified tax
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Ammonios for an unknown tax, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok. (including pap.nav.)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθωτὴς ἱερ(ᾶς)
2π̣ύ̣λ̣ης Σ̣ο̣ήνης διὰ̣ Ἀμμωνίου βοηθ(οῦ)· διέγρα(ψεν)
3Π̣α̣τσ̣ί̣β̣τις̣ Π̣ετορζμήθιος μητ(ρὸς)
4Σενπελαίας ὑπὲρ -?-
5δραχ̣μὰς δ̣ώ̣δ̣ε̣κ̣α̣ -?-
5+y-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Ammonios, assistant. Thus has paid
3Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and the mother
4Senpelaia, for ? ---
5twelve drachmas ---
5+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σ̣ο̣ήνης (places.xml#8)

    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
    150 CE 158 CE year 13-21 of Antoninus Pius;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 308511
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699519
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;46
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308511 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 38), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.