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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 85

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 85
Publication Number O.Bankes 53
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 173 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top

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 top
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, roman cursive, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title End of Receipt
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content End of a receipt with a complete date. content unclear
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok. small corr. l. 2: i]b (etous) dra[x(mas)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
x+1 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
x+2 -?- ιβ (ἔτους) δρα̣χ(μὰς) -?- 1 ed. ]β (ἔτους) δε ̣[
x+3-?- ̣· ἐδεξάμην παρὰ(?)
x+4σοῦ(?) δ̣ραχμὴν μίαν ὀνόμ̣ατος
x+5-?- ̣ος. (ἔτους) ιγ Αὐρηλείου 2 l. Αὐρηλίου
x+6Ἀντων̣ίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
x+7Ἀρμενιακοῦ Μηδικοῦ Παρθικοῦ
x+8Γερμανικοῦ μεγίστου,
x+9Φαμενὼθ κ̅α̅.

1 ed. ]β (ἔτους) δε ̣[
2 l. Αὐρηλίου
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+2--- of year 12, drachmas---
x+3--- I received from
x+4you one drachma on the name
x+5of ---. Year 13 of Aurelius
x+6Antoninus Caesar the lord
x+7Armeniacus Medicus Parthicus
x+8Germanicus Maximus,
x+9Phamenoth 21.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 13 Phamenoth 21 173 March 17 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308535
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699526
Papyri.info ddbdpp/o.bankes;;53
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308535 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 85), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.