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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 169

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 169
Publication Number O.Bankes 38
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 184 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 not known
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Sansnos, the assistant of the collector of money taxes at Elephantine, made out to Thinpapremithes, for the rest of her debts on the tax title time demosiou phoinikos up to year 24, paid in year 25 of Commodus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr: l. 1: Sansnos boethos (praktoros oder praktoreias?) etc. l 2: Thinpapremeithe!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σανσνῶς βοη̣θὸς 1ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ θ̣ος πράκτορος 2or: πρ(ακτορείας)? ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
2 Θινπαπρεμείθη 3ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ε̣ί̣θη χαίρειν. ἀπέσχηκα παρὰ σ̣ο̣ῦ
3τὴν λοιπάδα ἀφ’ ὧν ὀφείλεις τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικος γενημάτων ἕως κδ (ἔτους).
4(ἔτους) κε//, Ἁδριανοῦ γ̅.

1 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ θ̣ος
2 or: πρ(ακτορείας)?
3 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ε̣ί̣θη
1Sansnos, assistant of the (bureau of the?) collector of money taxes at Elephantine
2to Thinpapremeithes, greetings. I have recieved from you
3the remainder or what you owe for the price of public dates of the harvest up to year 24.
4Year 25, Hadrianos 3.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    18680 man Sansnos boethos Σανσνῶς Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 25 Hadrianos 03 184 November 29 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 308582
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699511
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;38
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308582 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 169), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.