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Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.20

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.20
Publication Number O.Ashm. 20
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean Museum
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [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 Aug. 13, terminus ante quem
Criteria for Dating date in text
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) left side broken away; ca. 13-20 letters missing.
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, upright cursive
Comments on Text Layout top and bottom free space, line endings reaching the right margin.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 45
Column Height (in mm) 60
Line Distance x+45 x 60


Text Content

Modern Title tax receipt for trites nom() myrobalanon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Tax receipt from the misthotes Stlakkios Satornilos through the scribe Valerios. taxpayer (?) pays for trites nom(?) myrobalanon (Behen-nuts) a twelfth mation and a second payment
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. in many lines supplies changed and readings corrected. date: in year 20 for 19 and 18! collector: Stlaccius Satornilus!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος Σατορνῖλ(ος) μισθ(ωτὴς) 1ed. Σατορνῖλ(ος) μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σωήνης δι Οὐαλερίου βοηθοῦ.
2ἐμέτρησεν --αρης Καπίτω̣ν 2ed. ]...ω̣ν καὶ οἱ μέτοχοι ὑπὲρ (τρίτης)
3νομ(ου) μυροβ(αλάνων) γενήματος ιθ̣ (ἔτους) 3ed. ι]α (ἔτους) ἀπὸ ματίου ἑνὸς ἥμυσου 4 l. ἥμισου
4- ca.18 - ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ρον δ̣ωδ̣έ̣κατον̣. (ἔτους) κ̣ 5ed. (ἔτους) ι̣α̣
5Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κ̣υρίου Μεσορὴ κ̅.
6Στλάκκιος 6ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ καὶ] Σ̣ατορνῖλος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς
7πύλης Σοήνη̣ς̣ δι Οὐαλερίου βο̣η̣θ̣ο̣ῦ̣.
8ἐμέτρησεν -?-αρης Καπίτων ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ 7ed. ] Ἄρης κ̣ε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
9 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ν̣ου γενήματος ιη̣ (ἔτους) 8ed. ιδ̣ (ἔτους)
10 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣τέτ̣αρ̣τ̣ον̣ 9ed. τετρα ̣τ̣ο( )
11- ca.9 - ̣μμωνιος? 10ed. ] ̣μ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣

1 ed. Σατορνῖλ(ος) μισθ(ωτὴς)
2 ed. ]...ω̣ν
3 ed. ι]α (ἔτους)
4 l. ἥμισου
5 ed. (ἔτους) ι̣α̣
6 ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ καὶ]
7 ed. ] Ἄρης κ̣ε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
8 ed. ιδ̣ (ἔτους)
9 ed. τετρα ̣τ̣ο( )
10 ed. ] ̣μ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
1Stlaccius Satornilus, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Valerios.
2Thus have measured/paid --- Capito and his associates for the third
3of the nome's behen nuts of the harvest of year 19, from one and a half mation
4--- and a twelfth. Year 20
5of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Mesore 20.
6Stlaccius Satornilus, taxfarmer of the Sacred
7Gate of Syene, through the assistant Valerios.
8Thus has measured/paid ---ares Capito ---
9---of behen nuts? of the harvest of year 18
10--- a fourth?
11--- Ammonios?
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σωήνης (places.xml#8)
  • Οὐαλερίου (places.xml#p12515)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13455 man ---ares Capito ---αρης Καπιτων Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 20 Mesore 20 157 August 13 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309161
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 70469
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.ashm;;20
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309161 (= Ostr. Oxford Ashm. G.O.20), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.