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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1453

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1453
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 049
Current Location Elephantine, excavation magazine DAI
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 archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 121 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 Sarapion, scribe 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 merismos potamophylakidon, paid by --eris, son of Karouris and ---, with subscript of 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
2 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ῆρις Καρούρεως
3μητ(ρὸς) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣τις ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ποτα-
4μοφυλακίδος ε (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ
5κυρίου ῥ̣υπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) β (τετρώβολον). Σαραπίων γραμματεὺς ἔγραψα.
6Φαρμοῦθι β̅.
1Sanmous, praktor. Thus has paid
2---eris, son of Karouris
3and ---is, for the contribution for
4river police boats of year 5 of Hadrian the
5lord 2 dr. 4 ob. brutto. Sarapion, scribe, I have written.
6Pharmouthi 2.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
18410 man ---eris, son of Karouris and --- ...ῆρις Καρούρεως ...τις Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 05 Pharmuthi 02 121 March 28 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 308677
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 24229
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;49
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308677 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1453), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.