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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 60

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 60
Publication Number O.Bankes 9
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 152 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 Ammonios I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
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 poll tax of year 15 of Antoninus, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερ(ᾶς) πύλ(ης) Σοή(νης) διὰ Ἀμ-
2μωνίου βοηθ(οῦ)· διέγρα(ψεν) Πατσίβ̣τις Πε-
3[τορζμήθου μητ(ρὸς) Σενπελαίας ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιε (ἔτους)
3δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ ὀβολόν, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) ιε
5Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου, Ἐπεὶφ κ̅ϛ̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene through Am-
2monios, assistant. Thus has paid Patsibtis, son of Pe-
3torzmethis and the mother Senpelaia, for poll tax of year 15
4seventeen drachmas one obol, = 17 dr. 1 ob. Year 15
5of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Epeiph 26.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοή(νης) (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
    Antoninus Pius 15 Epeiph 26 152 July 20 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308525
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699482
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;9
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308525 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 60), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.