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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 72

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 72
Publication Number O.Bankes 66
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 100 and 199
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Account of land and money
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content account listing persons conected with pieces of land in different sizes and payments of money
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 name: Tapesis
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as landholder
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέρις 1 l. Οὐαλέριος Ἀμμων? καὶ
2Ταπῆσις 2ed. Π̣απψάις
3(ἀρούρης) (δίμοιρον) ιϛ λβ, (πυροῦ) ϛ κδ μη
4λαχάνου ιβ κδ´,
5(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιδ χαλκοῦς, τὸ (ἕβδομον)
6(δραχμαὶ) β (ὀβολός).
7 ̣ ̣? μετακ?

1 l. Οὐαλέριος
2 ed. Π̣απψάις
1Valerios, son of Ammonios?, and
3aroura 2/3, 1/16, 1/32, of wheat 6 (artabas) 1/24, 1/48,
4of vegetables 1/12, 1/24,
5= 14 dr. 1 chalkos. the seventh (part)
62 dr. 1 ob.
7--- ?
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
27475 woman Tapesis? Ταπῆσις pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
100 CE 199 CE palaeographical dating;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308529
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699539
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;66
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308529 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 72), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.