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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 44

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 44
Publication Number O.Bankes 44
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 166 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Serenos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Annius Decimus, tax farmer, though the assistant Serenus for trade tax of year 7 of Marc Aurel and Verus, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. pap.nav.) date must be y. 7 HGV has old date
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Δέκμος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοή(νης) διὰ Σερήνου βοη(θοῦ)· διέγρ(αψεν) Πατσίβτις
3Πετορζ(μήθου) μη(τρὸς) Σενπελαίας ὑπ(ὲρ) χειρ̣ω̣ναξίου ζ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς εἴκο-
4σι ὀβολ(οὺς) δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον). (ἔτους) ζ Ἀντωνίνου
5καὶ Οὐήρου Καισάρων τῶν κυρίων
6vac. ? Φαῶφι κ̅θ̅.
1Annius Decumus, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, through Serenus, assistant. Thus has paid Patsibtis,
3son of Petorzmethis and the mother Senpelaia, for trade tax of year 7, twenty drachmas
4two obols, = 20 dr. 2 ob. Year 7 of Antoninus
5and Verus Caesares the lords,
6Phaophi 29.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24910 man Annius Decimus Ἄννιος Δέκμος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 07 Phaophi 29 166 October 26 CE date in text, corr: tax farmer Annius Dekmos only in year 7;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308515
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699517
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;44
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308515 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 44), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.