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Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86g

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Inventory Number Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86g
Publication Number O.Leid. 328 (O.Wilck. 1153)
Current Location Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
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) Anastasi, Giovanni
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Dakkeh, Nubia
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1829 and 1897
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Anastasi, Giovanni
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Österreich, Erzherzog Rainer von


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object 2nd century
Dating between 101 and 200
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation complete
Comments on Object Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks Titel: brief Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode ; Romeinse keizertijd ; 2e eeuw A.D. Vindplaats: Dakkeh ; Elephantine, Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 11,2 x 9,7 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Literatuur: cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 328 cat. Leemans I 435 Mon. II, 23, Pl.CCXXXII, 435 Andere nummers: I 435

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
Comments on Text Layout lower part of sherd empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 88
Column Height (in mm) 65
Line Distance 88x65


Text Content

Modern Title letter with an order to send some men.
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content letter to the eldermen of the village (?) Piaouo(?) with the order to send the notables in charge of the towing of boats
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 place name: Piaouo
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Πιαουω 1ed. Πιαουκ( )· πέμψα-
3τε τοὺς εὐχήμονας2 l. εὐ<σ>χήμονας
4τοὺς ἐπὶ τῶν παρόλκον3 l. παρόλκων .
5μὴ ἄλλως ποιήσητε ,
6εἰδότες τὴν ἀνάνκην4l. ἀνάγκην

1 ed. Πιαουκ( )
2 l. εὐ<σ>χήμονας
3 l. παρόλκων
4 l. ἀνάγκην
1To the elders
2of Piaouo: send
3the notables,
4those in charge of the towing (of ships).
5Do not disobey,
6for you know the need.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Πιαουω (places.xml#155)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13855 man Presbyteroi of Piaouo(?) πρεσβυτεροι Πιαουω Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    100 CE 200 CE paleography;



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    DatasetID 308640
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 30022
    Papyri.info ddbdp/0.leid;;328
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308640 (= Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86g), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.