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Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.406

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Inventory Number Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.406
Publication Number O.Wilb. 28
Current Location New York, Brooklyn Museum
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 excavation or purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Wilbour, Charles Edwin
Certainty: high
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 donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) "Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour."
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 149 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, clumsy, hand of Domitius Fanninanus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus praktores for merismos of year 13 of Hadrian, paid by Paesis, son of Petorzmethis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς καὶ Γερμανὸς
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν
3Παῆσις Πετορζμήθου
4μητρὸς Τισᾶτις ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ ὑπὲρ
5μερισμοῦ ιγ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου, Ἁθὺρ ε.
1Domitius Fannianus and Germanus,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Paesis, son of Petorzmethis
4and the mother Tisatis, 5 dr. brutto, for
5the contribution of year 13 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, Hathyr 5.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 13 Hathyr 05 149 November 1 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308617
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76540
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilb;;28
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308617 (= Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.406), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.