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Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59233

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59233
Publication Number SB V 7595
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 155 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 Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
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 Phanophis, praktor argyrikon Elephantines, for the contribution of year 18 of Antoninus, paid by Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and Nefersais.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. l. 2-3 Nephers(aitos) for Nephers(ouxos) l. 5 Pach(on) for Pa (?)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φανῶφις πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης . διέγραψεν
2Παπρεμίθης Ἁρπαήσεως, μητρὸς Νε-
3φερσάιτος 1ed. Νεφερσ(ούχου), ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ιη (ἔτους) δραχμὰς
4τέσσαρες, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. (ἔτους) ιη Ἀντωνείνου
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου, Παχ̣ων θ. 2ed. Π̣α̣( ) θ

1 ed. Νεφερσ(ούχου)
2 ed. Π̣α̣( ) θ
1Phanophis, collector of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
2Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and the mother Ne-
3phers(ais?), for contribution of year 18, drachmas
4four, = 4 dr. Year 18 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, Pachon 9.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
25435 man Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and Nephersais? Παπρεμίθης Ἁρπαήσεως Νεφερσ(αιτος) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 18 Pachons 09 155 May 4 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 309131
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 17988
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;5;7595
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309131 (= Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59233), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.