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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 116

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 116
Publication Number O.Bankes 26
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 140 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top and left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
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 trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for trade tax of year 3 of Antoninus; only date preserved. Hand of Pachompsachis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. ZPE 202), supply in l. 2: 2. Jahr!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
x+1 -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) χει̣ρ̣ωναξίου
x+2β (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς
x+3δύο καὶ ὑπ(ὲρ) μερισμοῦ ἐπικεφαλίου ἀνδρῶν
x+4ἀνακεχ(ωρηκότων) α (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α̣ (πεντώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) γ
x+5Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
x+6τοῦ κυρ̣ί̣ου, Τῦβι ιθ.
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1--- for trade tax
x+2of year 2, twenty drachmas two obols,
x+3and for the contribution for the men
x+4who have fled of year 1, 1 dr. 5 1/2 ob. Year 3
x+5of Antoninus Caesar
x+6the lord, Tybi 19.
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
Antoninus Pius 03 Tybi 19 140 January 15 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308550
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699499
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;26
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308550 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 116), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.