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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 155 + 48

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 155 + 48
Publication Number O.Bankes 23 + O.Bankes 50
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 164 and 165
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation joined of two fragments, small fragment at upper right corner still missing

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) joined of two fragments, upper right corner still missing, text complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of assistant Petorzmethis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Serenus and Petronios Bassianos, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine through the assistant Petorzmethis, for contribution of year 5 of Antoninus and Verus, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia, and by his son Pachnoubis of the mother Tanlilaouis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (ZPE 202)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγεῖνος 1 l. Λογγῖνος Σερῆνος καὶ Πετρώνις 2 l. Πετρώνιος Βασιαν̣ὸς 3 l. Βασσιαν[ὸς] πράκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν)
2Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ Πετορζμήθου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πατσίβτις Πετορζμ(ήθου)
3μητρὸς Σενπελαίας ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ε (ἔτους) τὰς λοιπὰς (δραχμὰς) γ (τριώβολον) καὶ ὀνόμα̣τ̣ος
4 Παχνοῦβις 4 l. Παχνούβιος υἱὸς 5l. υἱοῦ μητρὸς Τανλιλαύεις ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ τοῦ αὐ-
5τοῦ ε (ἔτους) τὰς λοιπὰς (δραχμὰς) ζ (τριώβολον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ια. (ἔτους) ϛ Ἀντωνίνου καὶ Οὐήρου
6 Καισάρων τῶν κυρίω̣ν, Θὼθ λ.

1 l. Λογγῖνος
2 l. Πετρώνιος
3 l. Βασσιαν[ὸς]
4 l. Παχνούβιος
5 l. υἱοῦ
1Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collectors of money taxes
2at Elephantine, through the assistant Petorzmethis. Thus has paid Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis
3and the mother Senpelaia, for the contribution of year 5 the remaining 3 dr. 3 ob. and on account of
4Pachnoubis, his son of the mother Tanlilaouis, for the contribution of the
5same year 5 the remaining 7 dr. 3 ob., = 11 dr. Year 6 of Antoninus and Verus
6Caesares the lords, Thoth 30.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4462 man Longinus Serenus Σερῆνος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius + Verus 06 Thoth 30 165 September 27 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308574
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699496
    Papyri.info ddbdp/zpe;202;237
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer, Steffie Schips: Fotomontage
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308574 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 155 + 48), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Steffie Schips: Fotomontage.