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Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [60]

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [60]
Publication Number ZPE 195, 8 Aly
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian 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]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Simon, James


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 184 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled for year 24 of Commodus, paid by two brothers, written by Serenos through his brother Dionysodoros
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 5: tou ?, incl. Reiter (date)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1(ἔτους) κε Μάρκου Αὐρηλίου Κομμό̣δου
2Ἀντωνίνου Σεβαστοῦ, Φαῶφι η̅.
3διέγ(ραψεν) Πα̣χνοῦβις (Παχνούβιος) 1ed. // καὶ Παχνοῦβις νεώτερος
4ὑπ(ὲρ) μερισμοῦ ἀνδρῶν ἀνα̣κεχωρηκότων λημ̣μ̣ά̣τ̣ων κδ (ἔτους) ἐκ (δραχμῶν) β (τετρωβόλου) (ἡμιωβελίου), διὰ Σερήνου
5 βοηθοῦ, δι' ἐμοῦ Διονυσοδώρου τοῦ 2ed. ἐγ(ράφη). supply perhaps ἀδελ(φοῦ) in next line?

1 ed. //
2 ed. ἐγ(ράφη). supply perhaps ἀδελ(φοῦ) in next line?
1Year 25 of Marcus Aurelius Commodus
2Antoninus Augustus, Phaophi 8.
3Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis, and Pachnoubis the younger
4for contributions of the men who have fled, for the accounting of year 24, at the rate of 2 dr. 4 1/2 ob., through Serenus,
5assistant, through me Dionysodoros, the (brother?)
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12530 man Dionysodoros scribe Dionysodoros Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 25 Phaophi 08 184 October 5 CE date in text: corr. Reiter APE 63, 283, n. ;



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DatasetID 309177
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 400198
Papyri.info ddbdp
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309177 (= Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [60]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.