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Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59234

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59234
Publication Number SB V 7596
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 200 and 299
Criteria for Dating palaeography
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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for epibole*
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Sarapion and Petronius and their associate praktores argyrikon Syene, for the contribution of "epibole of the first aristhmesis?" of year 4, paid by Ammonianus, son of Ammonianus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 name = Ammonianus, //= son of Ammonianus! l. 3 not talantou! symbol is for (arouras)? Datum fehlt noch: wann? 3rd cent. vgl. WO 1472 (255)?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σαραπίων καὶ Πετρώνιος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς πράκτορες
2ἀργυρικῶν Σοήνης . διέγραψεν Ἀμμο̣νιανὸς (Ἀμμωνιανοῦ)
3ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ἐπιβολῆς (ἀρούρας) 1ed.(ταλάντου) α λήμματος δ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς
4ἑπτὰ τριώβολον , (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ζ (τριώβολον). (ἔτους) δ, Ἐπεὶφ δ ̅.

1 ed.(ταλάντου)
1Sarapion and Petronius and their associate collectors
2of money taxes at Syene. Thus has paid Ammonianus, son of Ammonianus,
3for the contribution for the epibole of 1 aroura, for the accounting of year 4, drachmas
4seven and three obols, = 7 dr 3 ob. Year 4, Epeiph 4.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
25455 man Ammonianus, son of Ammonianus Ἀμμονιανὸς // Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
04 Epeiph 04 200 CE 299 CE palaeographical dating; emperor incertain, probably 3rd cent. because of tax title merismos epiboles;



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DatasetID 309132
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 27331
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;5;7596
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309132 (= Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 59234), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.