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Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.9a

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Inventory Number Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.9a
Publication Number ZPE 156, no 2 O.Blackman 2
Current Location (unknown)
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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Blackman, Aylward Manley
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 171 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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, hand of Ammonios, scribe of Asinnios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktores Asinnius, son of Didymos, and Ammonios, through Ammonios?, for the contributions of year 11, in year 12?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 supply Asinnios, l. 2 di Ammoniou?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀσίννιος Διδύ̣μου καὶ Ἀμώ̣νιο̣ς πράκτορες
2ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) διὰ Ἀ̣μ̣ω̣ν̣ί̣ο̣υ̣. διέ̣γ̣ρ̣αψεν Πετορζμῆθις
3 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ρπ? ὑπὲρ με̣ρισμῶν ια (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) δ̣ (πεντώβολον).
4(ἔτους) ιβ// Φαῶ̣φι λ̅.
1Asinnius, son of Didymos, and Ammonios, collectors of
2money taxes at Elephantine, through Ammonios. Thus has paid Petorzmethis
3--- rp(?), for contributions of year 11, 4 dr. 5 ob.
4Year 12?, Phaophi 30.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    575 man Ammonios (praktor mit Asinnius) Ἀμῶνις pre-Coptic Egyptian



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 12 Phaophi 30 171 October 28 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 308632
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 140218
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308632 (= Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.9a), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.