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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 47

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 47
Publication Number O.Bankes 17
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 143 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface partly abraded

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface partly abraded
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 Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax collectors Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis, for the contribution (for the men who have fled) of year 3, paid by Pasenis, son of Petorzmethis and Soeris, in year 6 of Antoninus Pius.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (inc. ZPE 202)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισθωταὶ πύλης Σοή-
2νης διὰ Παχομψάχιος βοηθοῦ· διέγραψεν
3Πασῆνις Πετορζμήθου μητρὸς Σοῆρις ὑπὲρ
4μερισμοῦ γ (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α (πεντώβολον). (ἔτους) ϛ
5Ἀντω̣ν̣ί̣ν̣ου τοῦ κυρίου,
6Φαρμοῦθι ιγ.
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers of the Gate of Sye-
2ne, through Pachompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid
3Pasenis, son of Petorzmethis and the mother Soeris, for
4the contribution of year 3, 1 dr. 5 ob. Year 6
5of Antoninus the lord,
6Pharmouthi 13.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοή- νης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 06 Pharmuthi 13 143 April 8 CE date in text (corr.);



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    DatasetID 308517
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699490
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;17
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308517 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 47), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.