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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1458

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1458
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 054
Current Location magazine Assuan
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 191 and
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, hand unknown, perhapss Ammonios, son of Soter?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 Marcus Annius Nemonianus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine, and the subordinate collector (apaitetes) Ammonios, son of Soter, for contributions of year 31 of Commodus, paid Zmentpochemis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinzmentpos
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. new edit. in O.Eleph. II, problem: diakt(?). name: Zmentpochemis?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Μᾶρκος Ἄννιος Νεμωνιανὸς
2πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης καὶ Ἀμώνιος Σωτῆρος ἀπαιτητής 1ed. Ἀϊῶν Κατ( ) μέτ(οχος). διέγραψεν
3Ζμεντπωχήμιος 2ed. Ζμεντπῶ(ς) Χήμιο(ς) Πετορζμήθιος μητρὸς Θινζμεν-
4τπῶτος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ λα (ἔτους) τιμῆς θυ̣ομέν̣(ου)? 3ed. ἀμες( ) μόσχου
5σὺνεπιμερισθέντος τῷ τῆς στατίωνος 4ed. σὺν ἐπιμερισθ(έντι) τοποστατίω(νος) κεφαλαίῳ
6(ὀβολὸν) 5ed. (τριώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (δίχαλκον), μερισμοῦ κεφαλαίου ἐν προχρείᾳ ἐξωδιασθέντος 6ed. ὑπὲρ ὀχ(ημάτων) ἐξα(γωγῆς)εἰς ἐπισκευὴν 7ed. καὶ ἐπισκ(έψεως)
7πραισ̣ι̣δίων καὶ σκοπέλων καὶ ἄλλων (δραχμὴν) α (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον).
8(ἔτους) λ̣α̣// Μεσορὴ ιβ̣.

1 ed. Ἀϊῶν Κατ( ) μέτ(οχος)
2 ed. Ζμεντπῶ(ς) Χήμιο(ς)
3 ed. ἀμες( )
4 ed. σὺν ἐπιμερισθ(έντι) τοποστατίω(νος)
5 ed. (τριώβολον)
6 ed. ὑπὲρ ὀχ(ημάτων) ἐξα(γωγῆς)
7 ed. καὶ ἐπισκ(έψεως)
1Marcus Annius Nemonianus,
2collector of money taxes at Elephantine, and Ammonios, son of Soter, collector. Thus has paid
3Zmentpochemis?, son of Petorzmethis and the mother Thinzmen-
4tpos, for the contributions of year 31, for the price of a sacrificed calf
5which is collected together with the tax title of the guard posts
61 1/2 ob. 2 ch., and for the contributions of the tax collected in advance for the building
7of praesidia and watch towers and other, 1 dr. 2 1/2 ob.
8Year 31, Mesore 12.
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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
    24790 man Ammonios, son of Soter, apaitetes Ἀμμών̣ιο(ς) Σ̣ωτῆρ̣ος κατ̣ασταθ(εὶς) ἀπαιτητ(ὴς) Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 31 Mesore 02 191 August 5 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308965
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 24234
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;54
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308965 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1458), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.