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Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9593

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9593
Publication Number O.Cairo GPW 80
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Königliche Museen zu Berlin


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 117 and 118
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, cursive, scribe Sarapion of praktor Sanmous
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Sanmous for contribution for river police boats, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis and the mother Tisatis, goldsmith; written by the scribe Sarapion.
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
1Σανμοῦς πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν
2Πετόρζμηθις Φανώπιος
3μητρὸς Τισάτιος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
4πο̣τ̣αμοφυλακίδος β (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
5τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυρίου (δραχμὴν) α (τετρώβολον). Σαραπίων γραμματεὺς
6ἔγραψα .
1Sanmous, collector. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis, son of Phanophis
3and the mother Tisatis, for contribution
4for river police boats of year 2 of Hadrian
5the lord, 1 silver dr. 4 ob. Sarapion, scribe,
6I have written.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21965 man Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis and Tisatis Παχνοῦβις Φανώφεως Τισατις Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 02 117 CE 118 CE date in text;




DatasetID 308644
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 73426
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.cair;;80
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308644 (= Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9593), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.