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Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.22

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.22
Publication Number O.Ashm. 22
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object ca. 178-181 terminus ante quem
Dating between 178 and 181
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation right and bottom part broken off

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) the right hand lacuna is 10 -15 letters wide. at the bottom the subscript is falling in the lacuna
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, practiced hand of Antonios Ioulas, scribe
Comments on Text Layout free space at top and to the left of the text.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 45
Column Height (in mm) 43
Line Distance 45+y x 43


Text Content

Modern Title tax receipt for rent (enoikion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Ailios Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through Antonios Iulas.Onnophris(?) is paying for rent (enoikon) on account of himself and his brothers. with signature of Hermodoros.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text new edition*, corrections in almost all lines, Duttenhöfer
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Α̣ἴλιος Δίδυμος καὶ Ἑ̣ρμόδωρος Σωτῆρος
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλε̣φαντίνης δι'ἐμοῦ ὑπὲρ τοῦ
3Διδύμου Ἀντωνείου ουλᾶ(τος). διέγ(ραψεν) -?- 1ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ τω ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
4ν̣νῶφρις ὑπὲρ ἐνοικίου οἰκοπ(έδων) λήμ(ατος ? (ἔτους) 2ed. ἐν[οικίου -ca.?- ]
5 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣τ̣ω̣ ̣ ̣ 3ed. ̣ ̣ε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ὀνόματος Π̣ -?-
6ον̣ν̣ώ̣φρ̣εως 4ed. ̣ ̣ ̣φ ̣ ̣ ̣ καὶ τῶν ἀδελφῶ̣ν -?-
7ἀ̣ρ̣γυρίου δ̣ρ̣α̣χμὰς 5ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ᾳ κατὰ μέρος -?-
8(ἔτους) ̣ ̣// 6ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Θὼθ λ̣̅ Ἑρμόδωρος
9vac. συ̣νέσχ̣ον 7ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣δ ̣ ̣

1 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ τω ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
2 ed. ἐν[οικίου -ca.?- ]
3 ed. ̣ ̣ε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣φ ̣ ̣ ̣
5 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ᾳ
6 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
7 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣δ ̣ ̣
1Ailios Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through me, for
3Didymos, Antonius Iulas. Thus has paid ---
4Onnophris for rent of a house for the accounting of year ?
5--- on account of P---,
6onnophris and his brothers ---
7silver drachmas in instalments ---
8Year ?, Thoth 30. Hermodoros,
9 I have co-collected.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλε̣φαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12545 man Ailios Didymos praktor Ailios Didymos praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Thoth 30 178 CE 181 CE date on basis of identification of scribe/practor Ailios Didymos etc.;



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    DatasetID 309158
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 70471
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.Ashm;;22
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309158 (= Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.22), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.