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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2775

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2775
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1005
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 165 and 165
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken twice 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) right side missing
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of ?
Comments on Text Layout broad left margin
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 35
Column Height (in mm) 35
Line Distance 35+y x 35


Text Content

Modern Title 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 the praktores Petronios and Maker?, for time demosiou phoinikos
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. tax year 7: date year 8.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετρῶνις Β̣α̣σσιανὸς καὶ Μάκερ πράκ(τορες)
2ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. δ̣ιέ̣γραψεν - ? -
3ὑπὲρ τειμῆς 1 l. τι(μῆς) δημοσίου φοίνικος γενή(ματος) ζ (ἔτους) -?-
4ἐπὶ λόγου δ̣ραχ̣μὰς -?- . (ἔτους) η
5Ἁθὺρ ̣ -ca.?-

1 l. τι(μῆς)
1Petronius Bassianus and Macer, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid NN
3for the price of public dates of the harvest of year 7 ---?
4on account, drachmas ---. Year 8,
5Hathyr ?.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21670 man Maker, son of Didymos, praktor Μάκερ Διδύμου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 08 Hathyr [//] 167 October 28 CE 167 November 26 CE on basis of the identification of the collectors;



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DatasetID 309059
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 71693
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1005
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309059 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2775), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.