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Ostr. unknown location unknown

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown location unknown
Publication Number O.Wilck. 228
Current Location (unknown)
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 155 and
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of praktor Phanophis?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Phanophis, praktor argyrikon Elephantines, for the contribution of year ? of Antoninus, paid by NN, son of Petorzmethis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (no photo, text WO)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φανῶφις πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφ(αντίνης). διέγρ(αψεν) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
2Πετορζμήθου ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ̣ ̣ (ἔτους) τριώβολον
3δίχαλκων 1l. δίχαλκον (γίνονται) (τριώβολον) (δίχαλκον). ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4τοῦ κυρίου Φαμενὼθ κ̅.

1 l. δίχαλκον
1Phanophis, tax collector for money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid NN,
2son ot Petorzmethis, for contributions of year ?, three obols
3two chalkoi, = 3 ob. 2 ch. ---
4the lord, Phamenoth 20.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    29190 man NN, son of Petorzmethis (WO 228) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Πετορζμήθου pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius Phamenoth 20 155 March 16 CE year incertain, date according to the collector's time of office, day: March 16;



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    DatasetID 309137
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76795
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;228
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309137 (= Ostr. unknown location unknown), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.