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Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 518

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Inventory Number Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 518
Publication Number O.Heid. 237
Current Location Heidelberg, Institute for Papyrology
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 excavation or purchase
Finder (= First Purchaser) Deutsches Papyruskartell
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object 12 November 173
Dating between 173 and 173
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right
Mounting (non [ostracon])

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 Antonius Iulas; signature of Aiboutios Niger.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Tax receipt of the praktores Aibutios Niger and Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis, through the assistant Antonius Iulas, for for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos), paid by a woman Thi---, daughter of Kalasiris and another person; with signature of Aiboutios Niger.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. Reiter APF 63)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Αἰβούτιος Νίγερ καὶ Πα-
2χνοῦβις Πετορζ(μήθιος) πράκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν)
3Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ̣ Ἀντωνίου
4Ἰουλᾶτος 1cf. ZPE 157, 2006,* γραμματέως . διέγραψεν Θιν̣ζμῆθις Κα- 2suppl. Reiter
5λασίρεως ὑπὲρ τειμῆς 3 l. τιμ(ῆς) δημ(οσίου) φοίνικος
6γενήματ(ος) ιγ (ἔτους) διὰ Ψα̣ ̣-?- δραχμὰς
7πέντε, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε, καὶ ὑπὲρ Πετεσούχου 4suppl. Reiter
8Ἁρπαήσεως ὀβολοὺς πέντε, (γίνονται) (ὀβολοὶ) ε. (ἔτους) ιδ
9Ἀθὺρ ις. Αἰβούτιος Νίγερ σεση(μείωμαι)
10δραχμὰς πέντε ὀβολ̣οὺς πέντε.

1 cf. ZPE 157, 2006,*
2 suppl. Reiter
3 l. τιμ(ῆς)
4 suppl. Reiter
1Aiboutios Niger and Pa-
2chnoubis, son of Petorzmethis, collectors of money taxes
3of Elephantine, through Antonios,
4son of Ioulas, scribe. Thus has paid Thinzmethis, daughter of Ka-
5lasiris, for the price of public dates
6of the harvest of year 13, through Psa---,
7five drachmas, = 5 dr., and for Petesouchos, son of
8Harpaesis, five oboloi, = 5 ob. Year 14,
9Hathyr 16. Aiboutios Niger, I have signed,
10five drachmas, five oboloi.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4466 man Aiboutios Niger praktor Αἰβούτιος Νίγερ Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 14 Hathyr 16 173 November 12 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309144
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 80456
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.heid;;237
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309144 (= Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 518), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.