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Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59225

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59225
Publication Number SB V 7587
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
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Simon, James
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 94 and 95
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation upper left corner broken away

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) upper left corner broken off
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of praktor Sokrates
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (χειρωναξίου)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Sokrates for cheironaxion of year 14 of Domitian, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Psenchnoubis, second installment, with signature of Sokrates.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 5 Sokrate(s)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Παχνοῦβις Ψενχνούβεως
2ὑπὲρ χιρωναξίου 1 l. χει(ρωναξίου) ιδ (ἔτους) Δομιτιανοῦ
3τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου (δραχμὰς) ιθ. ὁμοίως (δραχμὴν) α (διώβολον),
4(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον).
5Σωκράτης 2ed. Σωκρά̣τ̣α̣ πράκτωρ ἔγραψα .

1 l. χει(ρωναξίου)
2 ed. Σωκρά̣τ̣α̣
1Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Psenchnoubis,
for trade tax of year 14 of Domitian
3the lord, on account, 19 dr. Ditto, 1 dr. 2 ob.,
4= 20 dr. 2 ob.
Sokrates, praktor, I have written.

Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
25370 man Pachnoubis, son of Psenchnoubis (Domitian) Παχνοῦβις Ψενχνο pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Domitian 14 94 CE 95 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 309123
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 17980
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;5;7587
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309123 (= Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59225), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.