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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1212

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1212
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 2155
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 400 and 599
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation upper part broken off.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) incomplete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting byzantine cursive
Comments on Text Layout account with tabulated entries
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 76
Column Height (in mm) 50
Line Distance 76x x+50


Text Content

Modern Title account
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
Summary of Content accont with names and ker(atia), nomismatia and other elements
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity
Comment on Religion names christian



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Μούσης κεράτια ̣ ̣ ̣
3 ̣ ̣αρ Βίκτωρ ̣ ̣ι κεράτια η ̣ρ
4ἄπα Βίκτωρ ̣ρ
5κεράτια ̣ζ ̣ ̣ νομισμάτια ιβ
2Moses keratia ?
3--- ar? Biktor ? keratia 8 ?
4apa Biktor ?
5keratia ? nomismatia 12.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12680 man apa Biktor apa Biktor Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
400 CE 499 CE palaeographical dating;



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DatasetID 309012
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 72828
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;2155
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309012 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1212), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.