Home Project Search Objects Places Persons & Deities  

Search in Objects

(submit with enter)


Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1848

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_309018.tei.xml



Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1848
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 809
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 of Object April 15
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation joins to 1849!
Comments on Object published as joined text, but not physically joined

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) left part of broken off
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of the scribe of Domitions Phannianus
Comments on Text Layout broad margin at top and half of sherd empty below receipt
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 67
Column Height (in mm) 38
Line Distance x+67 x 38


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus praktores for merismos. scribe not certain.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text l. 1-2 changed supplies and division; new date corr. l. 3 Pachnoupaonnophris Ph...?.; corr. l. 4 , suppl. no date!! l. 6 amount dr.] pente (dichalkon)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δο̣μίτιος Φαννιανὸς καὶ Γ̣ερ-
2μανὸ̣ς πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγρα̣-
3ψεν Πα̣χνουπαοννόφρις Ψ̣ . . . .? 1ed. [Π]α̣χνοῦ(μις) Παοννόφρις Ψ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣( )
4μητ(ρὸς) Θ̣ινπετορζμηθις 2l. Θινπετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ̣ μ̣ε̣ρ̣ισμοῦ
5. . (ἔτους) Ἀντων̣ίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6ῥυπ(αρὰς) δραχ(μὰς) πέντε δίχαλκον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε (δίχαλκον). 3ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]π ̣ τε̣τρώ(βολον) δίχαλκον (γίνονται) (τετρώβολον) χ(αλκοῖ) β
7Φαρμοῦθι κ.

1 ed. [Π]α̣χνοῦ(μις) Παοννόφρις Ψ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣( )
2 l. Θινπετορζμήθιος
3 ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]π ̣ τε̣τρώ(βολον) δίχαλκον (γίνονται) (τετρώβολον) χ(αλκοῖ) β
1Domitius Fanninanus and Ger-
2manus, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine. Thus has
3paid Pachnoupaonnophris, son of ---
4and his mother Thinpetorzmethis, for contribution
5of year ? of Antoninus Caesar the lord
6five drachmas dichalkon brutto, = 5 dr. 2 Ch.,
7Pharmouthi 20.
Reserved Copyright
Reserved Copyright
Reserved Copyright
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 Pharmuthi 20 148 April 15 CE 151 April 15 CE date according to the collector's time of office, year 11-14 of Antoninus;



    Reserved Copyright
    Reserved Copyright
    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309018
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71498
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.ashm;2;809
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309018 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1848), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.