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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 130

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 130
Publication Number O.Bankes 43
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 142 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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 of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for cheironaxion, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpelaia, in year 5 of Antoninus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. Pap.nav.)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος
2μισθωταὶ πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Πα-
3χομψάχις 1 l. Πα|χομψάχιος βοηθοῦ· διέγραψε Πα-
4τσείβ<δ>ις Πετορζμήθου μητρὸς
5Θινπελαίας ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ε (ἔτους)
6δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός) 2l. κ (διώβολον).
7(ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυρίου, Μεσορὴ ι̅.

1 l. Πα|χομψάχιος
2 l. κ (διώβολον)
1Herakleides and Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the Gate of Syene, through Pa-
3chompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid Pa-
4tseibdis, son of Petorzmethis and the mother
5Thinpelaia, for trade tax of year 5
6twenty drachmas two obols, = 17 dr. 1 ob. (read: 20 dr. 2 ob.!).
7Year 5 of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Mesore 10.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (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 05 Mesore 10 142 August 3 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 308558
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699516
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;43
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308558 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 130), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.