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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 188

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 188
Publication Number O.Bankes 11
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 161 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top

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 top
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, roman cursive, hand of Pachnoubis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Fragmentary receipt of Ulpius Cerealis?, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Pachnoubis?, for an installment of the poll tax, paid in year 24 of Antoninus Pius.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok. (very small changes) receipt belongs to Ulpius Cerealis and the assistant Pachnoubis
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ὑ̣π̣ὲρ λαογραφίας
x+2κδ? (ἔτους) δραχμὰς πέντε ὀβολόν ,
x+3(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) κδ Ἀντωνίν̣ου
x+4Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου, Παχὼν̣
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1--- for poll tax
x+2year 24? five drachmas 1 obol,
x+3= 5 dr. 1 ob. Year 24 of Antoninus
x+4Caesar the lord, Pachon
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 24 Pachons 08 161 May 3 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 308592
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 699484
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;11
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308592 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 188), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.