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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2948

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2948
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 2219
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 December 22
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, scribe of Sanmous
Comments on Text Layout some empty space below text
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 90
Column Height (in mm) 43
Line Distance 90 x 43


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Sanmous through scribe Sarapion for merismos potamophylakidon of the third and second year of Hadrian
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σανμοῦς πράκτωρ. διέγραψε Πετορ-
2ζμῆθις Πετεύρεως ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
3ποταμοφυλακίδος γ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
4τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κ̣υρί̣ο̣υ̣ ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β
5καὶ ὑπὲρ β (ἔτους) τριώβολον. Χοίακ κ̅ζ̅.
6Σαραπίων γραμματεὺς ἔγραψα.
1Sanmous, collector. Thus has paid Petor-
2zmethis, son of Peteuris, for the contribution
3for river police boats of year 3 of Hadrian
4the lord, two silver drachmas, = 2 dr.,
5and for year 2, three obols., Choiak 27.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12910 man Petorzmethis, son of Peteuris (and the mother Tisatis) Πετορζμῆθις Πετεύρεως, Berl. Πετεώρεως μη(τρὸς) Τισᾶτις Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 03 Choiak 27 118 December 23 CE date in text.;



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DatasetID 309063
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 72852
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;2219
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309063 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 2948), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.