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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 178

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 178
Publication Number O.Bankes 19
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 144 and 146
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left
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 6
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, paid by Peteharoeris, son of Pesouris and Senpatchnautis (name defective, but also in OGL 1890). dating to year 7-9 according to collectors time of office
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. changes in supply of l. 5 and 6. date corr. cf. O.Bankes 18 or O.Wilcken 197
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμ̣ίθης πράκτορες
2ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης)· διέγραψεν
3Πετεαροῆρις (?) Πε̣σοῦρ̣ις μη-
4τρὸς Σενπατχνα̣ῦτις μερισ-
5[μὸν ζ/η? (ἔτους) Ἀντωνί]ν̣ου τοῦ
6[κυρίου (δραχμὰς) ?. (ἔτους) η/θ?,] Θὼθ κ̣.
1Soter and Papremithes, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Peteharoeris?, son of Pesouris and the mother
4Senpatchnautis, the meris-
5mos of year 7/8 of Antoninus the
6lord, ? dr. Year 8/9, Thoth 20.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης) (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 08 Thoth 20 144 September 17 CE date according to the collectors time of office ony possible in year 8 or 9.;



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    DatasetID 308587
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699492
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;19
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308587 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 178), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.