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Ostr. London, British Library 5817

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5817
Publication Number O.Wilck. 218 (SB XVIII 13277?)
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) Salt, Henry
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) Salt, Henry
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
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 contribution
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Domitius Fannianus and Germanus, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine, for merismoi of year 11, paid by Pe---, son of Pachnaus and Senpasemis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς καὶ Γερμα-
2νὸς πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης. διέγραψεν Πατραν(σνοῦφις)
3Παχναῦτος μητρὸς Σενπασῆμις ὑπὲρ μερισ(μῶν)
4ια (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5ῥυπαρὰν δραχμὴν α (δίχαλκον) Παχὼν ια.
1Domitios Phannianos and Germanos,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Patransnouphis,
3son of Pachnautis and the mother Senpasemis, for the contribution
4of year 11 of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
5brutto, 1 dr. 2 ch(alkoi), Pachon 11.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης (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 11 Pachons 11 148 May 6 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309004
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 55690
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;218
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309004 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5817), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.