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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1935

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1935
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 805
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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object November 3
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right side

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) right side broken of, lacuna
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive hand of scribe Palachemis
Comments on Text Layout lower third of sherd empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 60
Column Height (in mm) 35
Line Distance 60 x 35


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for those who have fled (merismos anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content tax receipt of Sempronios Celer (epiteretes) and Didymion praktor through the scribe Palachemis for merismos anakechorekoton.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3: Peteesis Pete[, l. 4: mer(ism) anak(echo.) e (etous) kai [6 etous]. Date? l. 6 [et. 10]???
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σενπρώνιος Κέλερ κ̣αὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2καὶ Διδυμίων πράκτωρ δ̣ι̣ὰ̣ Π̣αλα-
3χήμιος. διέγραψε Πετεῆσις Πετε̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] 1ed. Μ̣ε̣τ̣τ̣η̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
4 ̣ ̣ ̣ν ̣ ̣ ὑπὲρ μερ(ισμοῦ) ἀνακ(εχωρηκότων) ε (ἔτους) καὶ [ς (ἔτους)] 2ed. μερι̣σ̣μ̣ο̣ῦ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[
5Ἁδρια̣ν̣ο̣ῦ̣ Κα̣ί̣σαρος το̣ῦ̣ κυ̣ρίου
6(δραχμὴν) α (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον) χ(αλκοῦς) β. [(ἔτους) ι?] Ἁ̣θ̣ὺ̣ρ ζ.

1 ed. Μ̣ε̣τ̣τ̣η̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
2 ed. μερι̣σ̣μ̣ο̣ῦ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[
1Sempronius Celer and his partners
2and Didymion, tax collector, through Pala-
3chemis. Thus has paid Peteesis, son of Pete----
4--- , for the contribution for the men who have fled of year 5 and year 6
5of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
61 dr. 2 1/2 ob, 2 ch. [Year 10] Hathyr 7
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4451 man Didymion praktor Διδυμίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 10 Hathyr 07 125 November 3 CE date in text, year restored on basis of O.Wilck. 135;



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DatasetID 309036
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 71494
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;805
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309036 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1935), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.