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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 349

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 349
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1167
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 142 and 143
Criteria for Dating date in text: corrected: year 6
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken 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) ink faded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 34
Column Height (in mm) 30
Line Distance 34+y x 30


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt for merismos of the sixth year of Antoninus by Sanmus praktor
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 and 4; date year 6 = 142-143
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ πράκτωρ ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης). διέγρ(αψεν)
2Πετορζμῆτις -?- μερισ-
3μων ς (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου -?- 1ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[
4ἐπὶ λόγου (δραχμὰς) δ̣ -?- 2ed. ̣ ̣[
5Σωτὴρ σεσημείωμαι.

1 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣[
2 ed. ̣ ̣[
1Soter, collector of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis, ---, for contri-
3butions for year 6 of Antoninus ---
4on account, 4 dr. ---
5(hand 2) Soter, I have signed.
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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
    12425 man Petorzmethis Patroszmethis Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 06 142 CE 143 CE date in text, new reading of year;



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    DatasetID 309068
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71851
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1167
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309068 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 349), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.