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Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59222

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59222
Publication Number SB V 7584
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian 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]
Type of Discovery find (unspecified)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Simon, James


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 15 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface partly covered by white residue.

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 banker Ammonios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of Ammonios for akrodrya with signature of Ammonios the banker, paid by Zmethis, son of Psenchnoubis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους β Τιβερίου Καίσαρος
2Σεβαστοῦ, Χοίακ θ. τέτακται
3ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνηι τράπεζαν ,
4ἐφʼ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος εἰς τὸ α (ἔτος)
5Τιβερίου Καίσαρος Σε-
6βαστοῦ ἀκροδρύοις 1l. ἀκροδρύων
7Ζμῆθις Ψενχ? (ἥμισυ/ἡμίσεως?).
8Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης .

1 l. ἀκροδρύων
1Year 2 of Tiberius Caesar
2Augustus, Choiak 9. Thus has paid
3to the bank in Syene,
4of which Ammonios is in charge, for year 1
5of Tiberius Caesar
6Augustus, for palm trees,
7Zmethis, son of Psenchnoubis?, for a half (aroura).
8Ammonios, banker.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4751 man Ammonios banker (roman) Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 02 Choiak 09 15 December 6 CE date in text, vgl. ZPE 107, 1995, 83.;



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DatasetID 309120
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 17977
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;5;7584
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309120 (= Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59222), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.