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Ostr. Bruxelles E E 384

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Collection Bruxelles, Musées royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Bruxelles
Inventory Number Ostr. Bruxelles E E 384
Publication Number O.Brüssel 5
Current Location Bruxelles, Royal 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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 149 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 of scribe of Domitius Fannianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Rceipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus collectors of money taxes for merismos of year 12 of Antoninus, paid by Pachnoubis alias Zmethis, son of Bienchis and Thinpsansnos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννειανὸς καὶ
2Γερμανὸς πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέ-
3γραψεν Παχνοῦμις ὁ καὶ Ζμῆτις
4Βιήνχεω̣ς μετρὸς 1 l. μητ(ρὸς) Θιψα̣ν̣σ̣νῶ-
5τος ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ιβ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τέσ-
7σαρες, (δραχμαὶ) δ. Φαμενὼθ κγ.

1 l. μητ(ρὸς)
1Domitius Fannianus and
2Germanus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has
3paid Pachnoumis alias Zmetis,
4son of Bienchis and the mother Tipsansnos,
5for contributions of year 12 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, brutto, four drachmas,
7= 4 dr. Phamenoth 23.
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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
    12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 12 Phamenoth 23 149 March 19 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308970
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 24370
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.brux;;5
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308970 (= Ostr. Bruxelles E E 384), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.