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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1937

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1937
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1004
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 November 2, term. ante quem
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) Complete.
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive hand of the scribe of Domitios Phannianos
Comments on Text Layout large margin above text and free space below.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 90
Column Height (in mm) 35
Line Distance 90x35


Text Content

Modern Title tax receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Domitios Phannianos and Germanos, praktores of Elephantine. Has paid Oktais, son of Oktaios, for time demosiu phoinikos of the harvest of the 12th year.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3: dia tou huiou
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φα̣ν̣ν̣ι̣α̣ν̣ὸ̣ς καὶ Γερμα̣ν̣ὸ̣ς̣
2πρά̣κ̣τορες ἀργ(υρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγρα̣ψεν
3Ὀκτάις Ὀκταίου 1l. Ὀκτάουιος Ὀκταουίου διὰ τοῦ υἱοῦ2ed. Διο̣κλήο̣(υς)
4ὑπὲρ τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικος
5γενήματος ιβ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) να (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) ιγ Ἀν̣τ̣ω̣ν̣ί̣ν̣ο̣υ
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Ἁθὺρ ϛ.

1 l. Ὀκτάουιος Ὀκταουίου
2 ed. Διο̣κλήο̣(υς)
1Domitius Fannianus and Germanus,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Octavius, son of Octavius, through his son,
4for the price of public dates
5of the harvest of year 12, 51 dr. 2 1/2 ob. Year 13 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, Hathyr 6.
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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 13 Hathyr 06 149 November 2 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309038
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71692
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1004
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309038 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1937), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.