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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 160

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 160
Publication Number O.Bankes 2
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 156 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 assistant Ammonios II
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Ammonios (II) for the survey tax on palm groves for the harvest of year 19 of Antoninus and for the 4th installment for year 16, paid by Tisatis and partners, dated in year 20 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 Sator(neilos), incl. Heilporn 2016, Duttenhöfer 2017, Reiter, 2017
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος Σατορνεῖλος 1ed. Σπαρτ( ) μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοήνης δι Ἀμμωνίου βοηθοῦ· διέγραψαν
3Τισᾶτις καὶ μέτοχοι ὑπὲρ γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος
4γενήματος ιθ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δώδεκα ἡμ̣ι̣ο̣βέλιον
5δίχαλκον καὶ ὑπὲρ (τετάρτου) πέμπτου ιϛ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δύο
6τριώβολον δίχαλκον. (ἔτους) κ
7Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου,
8Ἁθὺρ α̣. Δ̣ι̣ο̣(νυσόδωρος) 2Heilporn

1 ed. Σπαρτ( )
2 Heilporn
1Stlaccius Satornilus, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, through the assistant Ammonios. Thus have paid
3Tisatis and her partners for the survey tax of palm groves
4for the harvest of year 19 twelve drachmas and a half obol
5two chalkoi, and for the fourth fifth of year 16 two drachmas
6three obols two chalkoi. Year 20
7of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
9Hathyr 1. Dio(nysodoros?)
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    24170 man Ammonios scribe II Ἀμμωνίου Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 20 Hathyr 01 156 October 28 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308577
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699475
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;2
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308577 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 160), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.