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Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 456

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Collection Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale
Inventory Number Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 456
Publication Number O.Strasb. I 119
Current Location Strasbourg, Universitiy Library
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 (unknown)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 17 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
Comments on Object "E g 9" on back side.

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 Pachompretis, son of Pelaias
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of year 3 of Tiberius, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Hatpes, written by Pachompretis, son of Pelaias (no signature)
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text date y. 3 of Tiberius, corr. l. 2: Hatpes, l. 3: Kaisaros, l. 4 atthetieren Kais. Seb.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Παχνοῦβις Ἁτπῆς 1ed. Αὐνῆς ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας̣
3τοῦ γ (ἔτους) Τιβερίου Καίσαρος2ed. Κλαυδίου Σεβαστοῦ
4Καίσαρος Σεβαστοῦ Παχὼν ι̅β̅
5ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δεκαέξ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.

1 ed. Αὐνῆς
2 ed. Κλαυδίου
1Thus has paid
2Pachnoubis, son of Hatpes, for poll tax
3of the 3rd year of Tiberius Caesar Augustus,
4Pachon 12,
5silver drachmas sixteen, = 16 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
30050 man Pachnoubis, son of Hatpes Παχνοῦβις Ἁτπῆς pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 03 Pachons 12 17 May 7 CE date in text, corr: reign of Tiberius;



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DatasetID 309154
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 75719
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.stras;1;119
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309154 (= Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 456), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.