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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2467

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2467
Publication Number P.Bingen 90
Current Location magazine Assuan
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]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 148 and 152
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right side and lower left side

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) broken at right and lower left side
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe of Domtitius Fannianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus, collectors of money taxes, for a contribution, over 4 drachmas
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. in all lines from l. 2 on: new edition in O.Eleph. II
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς
2κ̣αὶ Γερμανὸς πρ̣άκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν)
3Ἐλεφα̣ν̣τίνης. διέγραψ(εν) -?- 1ed. [Ἐλ-] | ε̣φα<ν>τ(ίνης)
4 -?- πασμητιος? μη(τρὸς) -?- 2ed. Ποστύμο[υ μη(τρὸς) -5-6- ]
5 -?- ος ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ 3ed. [μερ]ισμ(οῦ) η (ἔτους) Ἀ[ντωνίνου Καίσαρος]
6.. (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος4ed. [το]ῦ κυρίου [ῥυ(παρὰς) (δραχμὰς)]
7τοῦ κυρίου -?- . 5ed. [τέσ]σερας [(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ -ca.?- ]

1 ed. [Ἐλ-] | ε̣φα<ν>τ(ίνης)
2 ed. Ποστύμο[υ μη(τρὸς) -5-6- ]
3 ed. [μερ]ισμ(οῦ) η (ἔτους) Ἀ[ντωνίνου Καίσαρος]
4 ed. [το]ῦ κυρίου [ῥυ(παρὰς) (δραχμὰς)]
5 ed. [τέσ]σερας [(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ -ca.?- ]
1Domitius Fannianus
2and Germanus, collectors of money taxes
3at Elephantine. Thus has paid NN
4son of ---pasmethis and the mother ---
5---, brutto, 4 dr. for the contribution
6of year ? of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord ---
DAIK 2467_S1_001
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Places (read out from edition)
  • φα̣ν̣τίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 148 CE 152 CE date according to the collector's time of office;



    DAIK 2467_S1_001
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    DatasetID 309092
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 78058
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.bingen;;90
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309092 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2467), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.