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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2470

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2470
Publication Number P.Bingen 82
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 128 and
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 scribe 2 of Triadelphos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt (for contribution) for a statue ( andriantos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the former tax collector (genomenos praktor) Triadelphos for andriantos (statue of the emperor), paid by Bienchis, son of Petorzmethis, in year 13 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: genom(enos)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τριάδελφος γενόμενος 1ed. ̣ ̣ ̣θ( ) πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν
2Βιῆγχις Πετορζμῆθος ὑπὲρ
3νδριάντος δραχμὰς δυω 2 l. δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β.
4(ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
5Φαῶφι κ̅β̅.

1 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣θ( )
2 l. δύο
1Triadelphos, former tax collector. Thus has paid
2Bienchis, son of Petorzmethis, for
3(the contribution) for a statue, two drachmas, = 2 dr.
4Year 13 of Hadrian the lord,
5Phaophi 22.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
27525 man Bienchis, son of Petorzmethis (bingen 82) Βιῆγχις Πετορζμῆθος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 13 Phaophi 22 128 October 19 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309093
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 78050
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.bingen;;82
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309093 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2470), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.