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Ostr. London, British Library 14172 (5805E)

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14172 (5805E)
Publication Number O.Wilck. 202
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
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Gadsby, John
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Gadsby, John
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
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 praktores Soter and Papremithes
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine, for merismos of year 8 of Antoninus, paid by Sansnos, son of Petorzmethis and Tinharpaesis; a second payment of the son Petorzmethis of the mother Tinpachompaonnophris.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman Child
Comment on Gender mother in filiation, +son as second taxpayer, mother of son is wife of first taxpayer.
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης πράκτορες
2ἀργυρικῶν ἀργυρικ(ῶν) Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν
3Σανσνὼς Πετορζμήθου μη-
4τρὸς Τιναρπαῆσις μερισμὸν η (ἔτους)
5Ἀντωνίνου τοῦ κυρίου (δραχμὰς) γ (ἡμιωβέλιον).
6(ἔτους) θ Φαῶφι η̅.
7διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆτις
8υἱὸς μητρὸς Τινπαχομπα-
9οννόφρις ὑπὲρ τοῦ αὐτοῦ
10(ἔτους) τὰς εἴσας 1 l. ἴσας (δραχμὰς) γ (ἡμιωβέλιον).

1 l. ἴσας
1Soter and Papremithes, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Sansnos, son of Petorzmethis, and
4the mother Tinarpaesis, the contribution of year 8
5of Antoninus the lord, 3 dr. 0,5 ob.
6Year 9, Phaophi 8.
7Thus has paid Petorzmetis,
8his son of the mother Tinpachompa-
9onnophris for the same
10year, the same 3 dr. 0,5 ob.
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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
    4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Phaophi 08 145 October 5 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308993
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76770
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;202
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308993 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14172 (5805E)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.