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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2774

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2774
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 873
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean Museum
Publication Status (unknown)

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 198 and
Criteria for Dating date according to parallel text O.Wilck. 293
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Top and upper left corner lost.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of O.Wilck. 293
Comments on Text Layout lower half of sherd empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 65
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 65 x x+40


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for merismoi of the praktor argyrikon kai sitikon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the praktores argyrikon kai sitikon at Elephantine for merismo i,potamophylakidon, stationos and ploiu praitoriou
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. new supplies in l. 1-2 according to parallels O.Wilck. 293, 294, OGL 415 and 846. date: probably year 7 of Sept. Sev. + Caracalla: 198
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετορζ(μῆθις) Σερή(νου) καὶ Διονυσόδ(ωρος) Σερή(νου) καὶ Ἀμμωνα̣ς 1ed. [ -ca.?- καὶ ̣ ̣] ̣ωνα̣ς
2Παχνοῦμ(εως) καὶ οἱ λοιπ(οὶ) πράκ(τορες) ἀργυρικ(ῶν) καὶ σιτικῶν 2ed. [πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν κα]ὶ σιτικῶν
3Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης) διὰ? - ca. 13? - διέ̣γραψεν Ψάις
4 NN - ca. 10? - ὑπ(ὲρ) μερισμῶν ποταμοφυλακίδων
5καὶ στατίωνος καὶ πλοί̣ου πραιτωρίου λημ-
6μάτων ζ? (ἔτους) δραχμ̣ὰ̣ς τρεῖς τριόβολ̣ον̣ 3 l. τριώβολον
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ (τριώβολον). (ἔτους) ζ? μ̣ηνὸ̣ς Ἁδριανοῦ ι̅ε̅.

1 ed. [ -ca.?- καὶ ̣ ̣] ̣ωνα̣ς
2 ed. [πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν κα]ὶ σιτικῶν
3 l. τριώβολον
1Petorzmethis, son of Serenus, and Dionysodoros, son of Serenos, and Ammonas,
2son of Pachnoumis, and the other collectors of taxes in money and kind
3at Elephantine, through? ---. Thus has paid Psais,
4son of ---, für the contributions for river police boats
5and guard posts and the ship of the praetorium for the accounting
6of year 7?, three drachmas three obols,
7= 3 dr. 3 ob. Year 7?, in the month Hadrianos, on the 15.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης) (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    28700 man Ammonas, son of Pachnoumis, prak. arg. + sit. Ἀμμωνα̣ς Παχνοῦμ(εως) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Septimius Severus + Caracalla 07 Hadrianos 15 198 December 11 CE dating on basis of identification of collectors, cf. O.Wilck. 293;



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    DatasetID 309058
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71562
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;873
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309058 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2774), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.