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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 176

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 176
Publication Number O.Bankes 18
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 145 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, cursive, hand of scribe 1 of Soter and Papremithes
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismos of year 8, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Poueris and Tisatis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. ZPE 202)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης· διέ-
3γραψεν Πετορζμῆτις
4Πουήρεως μητρὸς
5Τισᾶτις μερισμὸν
6η ἔτους Ἀντωνίνου
7τοῦ κυρίου (δραχμὰς) γ (ἡμιωβέλιον).
8(ἔτους) θ, Θὼθ κε.
1Soter and Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Τhus has
3paid Petorzmetis,
4son of Poueris and the mother
5Tisatis, the contribution
6year 8 of Antoninus
7the lord, 3 dr. 1/2 ob.
8Year 9, Thoth 25.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Thoth 25 145 September 22 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308585
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699491
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;18
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308585 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 176), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.