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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 43

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 43
Publication Number O.Bankes 16
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 141 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled for year 2, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis, in year 4 of Antoninus Pius; written by scribe Pachompsachis who is not mentioned
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. corr. in ZPE 202)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1δ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
2Καίσαρος τοῦ κ̣υ̣ρίου,
3Φαρμοῦθι θ· διέγρ(αψεν)
4Πατσεῖ̣βδις Πετορζ-
5μήθου ὑπὲρ μερισμ(οῦ)
6β (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α (πεντώβολον) χαλκοῦς β. vac.
1Year 4 of Antoninus
2Caesar the lord,
3Pharmouthis 9. Thus has paid
4Patsibtis, son of Petorz-
5methis, for contribution
6of year 2, 1 dr. 5 ob. 2 ch.
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
Antoninus Pius 04 Pharmuthi 09 141 April 4 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 308514
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699489
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;16
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308514 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 43), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.