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Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.18

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.18
Publication Number O.Ashm. 18
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 December 13, term. ante quem
Dating between 128 and 128
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office and his scribe's term
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken at the left side.

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) missing on left ca. 9 letters, lacuna stable
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive, very special handwriting known for the scribe Iunius Valens
Comments on Text Layout bottom half of sherd empty, uneven line endings
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 60
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 60 x x+40


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and guard posts (merismos potamophylakidon and stationos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the praktor Kalasiris through the scribe Iunius Valens for merismos potamophylakidon and stationos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. supplies for lacuna at the left hand
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Καλασι̂ρις 1ed. [- ca.9 -] π̣ράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν διὰ Ἰουνί̣ο̣υ 2ed. Ψα̣ν-
2Οὐάλεντος 3ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] β̣οηθου̂. διέγραψεν Παπρε- 4ed. Παν̣ε ̣
3μίθης ̣λαπατευιο? μητρὸς Θιντι-
4θοήους ὑπὲρ̣ 5ed.[θιῶτος ὑ]π̣(ὲρ) μερισμου̂ ποταμοφυλακίδων καὶ στατίωνος 6ed. σπε( )
5(ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανου̂ του̂ κυρίου (δραχμὴν) α (τετρώβολον) χαλκοῦς β.
6(ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανου̂ 7ed. [(ἔτους) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]ιανοῦ του̂ κυρίου Χοιακ ι̅ζ̅.

1 ed. [- ca.9 -]
2 ed. Ψα̣ν-
3 ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
4 ed. Παν̣ε ̣
5 ed.[θιῶτος ὑ]π̣(ὲρ)
6 ed. σπε( )
7 ed. [(ἔτους) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]ιανοῦ
1Kalasiris, praktor, through Iunius
2Valens, assistant. Thus has paid Papre-
3mithes son of --- and the mother Thinti-
4thoes for the contribution for river police boats and guard posts
5of year 13 of Hadrian the lord 1 drachma 4 oboloi 2 chalkoi.
5Year 13 of Hadrian the lord, Choiak 17.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12470 man Kalasiris praktor Kalasiris praktor Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 13 Choiak 17 128 December 13 CE date in text mutilated, identification of scribe Iunius Valens, who is acting with practor Kalasiris in y. 13 of Hadrian;



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DatasetID 309159
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 70467
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.ashm;; 18
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309159 (= Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.18), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.