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Ostr. London, British Library 14183

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14183
Publication Number O.Wilck. 204
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) Chester, Greville 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) 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 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 9
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 9, paid by Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and Thipsensnos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. Tagesdatum neu: Phaophi 10!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
3διέγραψεν Παπρεμίθης
4Ἁρπαῆσις μητρὸς
5Θιψενσνῶτες 1l. Θινψανσνῶτος
6μερισμὸν θ (ἔτους)
7Ἀντωνίνου τοῦ
8κυρίου (δραχμὰς) δ Φαωφι 2ed. Φαρ[μ(οῦθι)]
9ι̣̅. 3ed. ̣ ̣

1 l. Θινψανσνῶτος
2 ed. Φαρ[μ(οῦθι)]
3 ed. ̣ ̣
1Soter and Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Papremithes,
4son of Harpaesis and the mother
6the contribution of year 9
7of Antoninus the
8lord, 4 dr., Phaophi
BL 14183_S1_001
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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 10 145 October 7 CE date in text, date corrected.;



    BL 14183_S1_001
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    DatasetID 308994
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76772
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;204
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308994 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14183), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.