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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1863

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1863
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1067
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 177 and 178
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
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) incomplete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Serenos
Comments on Text Layout lines alligned to left margin
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 49
Column Height (in mm) 45
Line Distance 49+y x 45


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt for cheironaxion given out by the scribe Serenos for unknown collectors.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ιη (ἔτους) Αὐρηλίων Ἀ̣ντωνίνου
2καὶ Λουκίου Κομμόδου
3Καισάρων τῶν̣ κ̣υρίων ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4λ̅. διέγραψεν Ἀμμών̣ιος Ἡρα ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ μη(τρὸς)
5Θινζ̣μή̣θιος ὑπὲρ χι̣ρω(ναξίου) ιη (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) ̣ ̣ διὰ
6Σερή̣νου βοηθ̣οῦ.
1Year 18 of Aurelius Antoninus
2and Lucius Aurelius Commodus
3Caesare the lords, (month)
430. Thus has paid Ammonios, son of Hera? and his mother
5Thinzmethis for trade tax of year 18, ? dr. through
6Serenus, assistant.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12575 man Ammonios, son of Sarapion and Thinzmethis Αμμωνιος Σεραπίωνος Θινζμήτιος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Commodus 18 [//] 30 177 CE 178 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309029
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 71754
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1067
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309029 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1863), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.