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Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 522

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Inventory Number Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 522
Publication Number O.Heid. 190
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 4 July 114
Dating between 114 and 114
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Upper left corner lost.

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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for a statue of the emperor (merismos andriantos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Bassion and Ammonas, praktores for old tax debts, for the price and expenses for a statue of Trajan erected in the Kaisareion, paid by two brothers in year 17 of Trajan.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Problem Übersetzung archaias ektheseos
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman in filiation
Religion Syncretism
Comment on Religion imperial cult, Kaisareion



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Βασσίων καὶ μ̣μωνᾶς πράκτορες ἀρχαίας ἐκθέσεως. διέγραψ̣εν
2 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ν̣τιοτος μητρὸς Σενπαλαχήμιος
3ὑπ(ὲρ) τιμ(ῆς) καὶ δαπάνην 1 l. δαπάνης ἀνδριάντος Τραιανου̂ Καίσαρος
4τοῦ κυρίου ἀνατεθέντος ἐν Καισαρίῳ -?-
5ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δύο τετρώβολον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (τετρώβολον). (ἔτους) ιζ
6Τραιανου̂ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Ἐπὶφ ι.
7ὁμοίως Παχνου̂βις ὁ καὶ Σελὴτ τῶν (αὐτῶν)
8γονέων ὑπὲρ τοῦ αὐτοῦ ἀνδριάντος
9ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δύο τετρώβολον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (τετρώβολον). (ἔτους) ιζ Τρ̣αιανου̂
10Καίσαρος του̂ κυρίου Ἐπὶφ ι̅.

1 l. δαπάνης
1Bassion and Ammonas, collectors for old tax debts. Thus has paid
2NN, son of ---ntious and the mother Senpalachemis,
3for the price and expenditure for a statue of Trajan Caesar
4the lord, erected in the Kaisareion ---
52 silver drachmas and four obols, = 2 dr. 4 ob. Year 17
6of Trajan Caesar the lord, Epeiph 10.
7Ditto Pachnoubis, alias Selet, of the same
8parents, for the same statue,
9two silver drachmas four obols, = 2 dr. 4 ob. Year 17 of Trajan
10Caesar the lord, Epeiph 10.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
19830 man ---, son of NN and the mother Senpalachemis … Σενπαλαχήμιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 17 Epeiph 10 114 July 4 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309146
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 80118
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.heid;;190
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309146 (= Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 522), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.