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Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43

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Collection Cambridge, Fitzwilliam-Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43
Publication Number SB XX 15048
Current Location Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England
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]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (unknown)
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Gillespie, Robert Winton


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 134 and 134
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken in two joining pieces

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) left and lower part broken off.
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Sarapion
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 60
Column Height (in mm) 45
Line Distance x+60 x 45+y


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of Iulius Sabinus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Kalasiris and Tisatis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok date should probably be later than y. 19, cf. P.Worp 43, p. 292-293.
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ γενόμενοι
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς π̣ύ̣λ̣ης Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπί̣ω̣-
3νος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆτις Κα-
4λάσειρις μητρὸς Τισᾶτις π(ὲρ) λαογραφίας τοῦ
5ὀκτωκαιδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁ̣δρ̣ι̣α̣ν̣οῦ
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπ(αρὰς) ---
6+y-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1Julius Sabinus and the other ex-
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through Sarapion,
3assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Ka-
4lasiris and Tisatis, for poll tax of
5year eighteen of Hadrian
6Caesar the lord, brutto ---
6+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 18 134 CE 137 CE year supplied; dated on internal grounds, cf. P.Worp, 43, p. 292-293.;



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    DatasetID 309074
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 23860
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;20;15048
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309074 (= Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 43), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.