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Ostr. London, British Library 14063

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14063
Publication Number O.Wilck. 220
Current Location London, British Library
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 purchase
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe of Domitius Fannianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Domitius Phannianus and Germanus, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismoi of year 13 of Antoninus, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and his mother Senpelaia (archive).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 Verschleifungen spelled out, l. 2 name Patsibtis = Pasbitis belongs to family archive of Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Pelaia; cf. Ruth Duttenhöfer, ZPE 202, 2017.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φανν̣ι̣α̣ν̣ὸ̣ς καὶ Γερμαναν̣ὸ̣ς πράκ(τορες)
2ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πασβιτις 1l. Πάτσιβ[τις]; ed. Πατσίπ[τις]
3Πετορζμήθου μητρὸς Σενπελαίας ῥυπ(αρὰς)
4(δραχμὰς) δ ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ιγ (ἔτους) Ἀντ̣ω̣ν̣ί̣ν̣ο̣υ Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου Μεχὶρ κ.

1 l. Πάτσιβ[τις]; ed. Πατσίπ[τις]
1Domitius Fanninanus and Germanos, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Patsibtis,
3son of Petorzmethis and the mother Senpelaia, brutto,
44 dr. for the contribution of year 13 of Antoninus Caesar
5the lord, Mechir 20.
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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 13 Mecheir 20 150 February 14 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308991
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76787
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;220
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308991 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14063), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.