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Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 58

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Collection Cambridge, Fitzwilliam-Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 58
Publication Number SB XX 15049
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 of Object 136-09-13
Dating between 136 and 136
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, hand of Sarapion scribe
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 95
Column Height (in mm) 50
Line Distance 95x50


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antas, son of Phatres and his associate supervisors through the assistant Sarapion for poll tax of year 20 of Hadrian, in an instalment of one fifth of the amount, paid by Kalasiris, son of Patephaus and Senpamonthes in year 21 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντᾶς Φατρήους καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπιτηρηταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλ̣ης Σο̣ήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψεν Καλασεῖρις Πατεφαῦτος μητρὸς
4Σενπαμώνθου ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τοῦ κ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου πὶ λ̣ό̣γου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τρεῖς τριώβολον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ (τριώβολον).
6(ἔτους) κα Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου, Θὼθ ι̅ϛ̅.
1Antas, son of Phatres, and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene through the assistant Sarapion.
3Thus has paid Kalasiris, son of Patephaus and
4Senpamonthes, for laographia of year 20 of Hadrianus Caesar
5the lord, on account, brutto three drachmas, three obols, = 3 dr. 3 ob.
6Year 21 of Hadrianus the lord, Thoth 16.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σο̣ήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    16865 man Antas, son of Phatres, epiteretes Ἀντᾶς Φατρήους Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 21 Thoth 16 136 September 13 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309087
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 23861
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;20;15049
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309087 (= Ostr. Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum GR. P. 58), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.