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Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [45]

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [45]
Publication Number ZPE 192, 4 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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 146 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Ammonios I, boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Papremithes and Bienchis, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine, through the assistant Ammonios, for merismos of year 10 of Anoninus, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Thipsansnos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text corr. date f.reiter
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παπρεμίθης καὶ Βιῆνχις πράκτορες άργυρικῶν Ἐλε-
2φαντίνης δι' Ἀμ̣μωνίου βοηθοῦ . διέγραψεν
3Παχνοῦβις Π̣ετορζμήθου μητρὸς
4Θιψανσνῶτες 1l. Θιψανσνῶτος ὑ̣π̣ὲρ μ̣ε̣ρ̣ισμ(οῦ) ι (ἔτους)
5Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ
6κυρίου δραχμὰς τέσσαρες,
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ Φαῶφι λ.

1 l. Θιψανσνῶτος
1Papremithes and Bienchis, collectors of money taxes at
2Elephantine, through Ammonios, assistant. Thus has paid
3Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and the mother
4Thipsansnos, for contribution of year 10
5of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord four drachmae,
7= 4 dr., Phaophi 30.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12570 man Ammonios I scribe Αμμωνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 10 Phaophi 30 146 October 27 CE date in text, corr. by Reiter;



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DatasetID 309180
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 382554
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309180 (= Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [45]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.