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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2909

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2909
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 817
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 141 and 141
Criteria for Dating date in text
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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, handwriting of Pachnubis, S. of Petorzmethis
Comments on Text Layout lower part of the sherd left empty.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 79
Column Height (in mm) 38
Line Distance 79 x 38


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the praktores Annius Ammonianus and Searpammon, s. of Pachnubis through Pachnubis, s. of Petorzmethis, for merismoi of the fourth year and for merismos of the statues of the emperor Antoninus
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
1Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σερα̣πάμμων
2Παχνούβιος πράκτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ Παχνούβ̣ιος
3Πετορζμήθιος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Ζμεντπῶς̣
4Πετορζμήθιος μητρὸς Τισᾶτις 1 l. Τισάτιος ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν δ (ἔτους) (δυώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον),
5καὶ ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ἀνδριάντος καὶ προτομην 2l. προτομῆς
6Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ.
7(ἔτους) δ̅ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8Φαρμοῦθι κ̅ϛ̅.

1 l. Τισάτιος
2 l. προτομῆς
1Annius Ammonianus and Serapammon,
2son of Pachnoubis, tax collectors of Elephantine, through Pachnoubis,
3son of Petorzmethis, assistant. Thus has paid Zmenpos,
4son of Petorzmethis and the mother Tisatis, for contributions of year 4, 2 1/2 ob.,
5and for the contribution for a statue and a bust
6of Antoninus Caesar the lord, brutto, 4 dr.
7Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
8Pharmouthi 26.
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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
    12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 04 Pharmuthi 26 141 April 21 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309062
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71506
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;817
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309062 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2909), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.