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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1373

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1373
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 063
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 228 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded and damaged.

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, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the amphodopraktores Petorzmethis and Petorzmethis of Elephantine, for --- of 60 dr., paid by Lucilla --- through her son
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 petorzmethioi 2! cf. Heilporn; l. 2: Lukilla --- and l. 5: drachmon eikosi date Severus Alexander ?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer through her son
Religion unknown
Religion, further unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετορζμήθιοι β΄ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἀμφοδοπράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
2διέγραψεν Λουκίλλα ̣ ̣ρι? δι τοῦ υἱοῦ ὑπὲρ τελέσματος καὶ τιμῆς
3δημοσίου φοινικῶνος γενήματος ζ (ἔτους) ἐπὶ λόγου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς
4ἑξήκοντα (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ξ ἀκύρου οὔσης τῆς προτέρας
5ἀποχῆς δραχμῶν εἴκ̣οσι 1ed. ὁμοί(ων). (ἔτους) η// Ἁθὺρ ι̅ϛ̅.

1 ed. ὁμοί(ων)
1The two Petorzmethioi and their associate amphodopraktores of Elephantine.
2Thus has paid Lucillα --- through her son for the tax and the price
3of public dates of the harvest of year 7, on account, brutto
4sixty drachmas, = 60 dr. while the former
5 receipt over 20? dr. is invalid. Year 8, Hathyr 16.
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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
    18675 woman Loukilla --- Λουκιλλα Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Severus Alexander 08 Hathyr 16 228 November 12 CE date in text, corr. Duttenhöfer;



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    DatasetID 308688
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 29828
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;63
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308688 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1373), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.