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Ostr. Roanne, Musée Déchelette D.991.11.20

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Inventory Number Ostr. Roanne, Musée Déchelette D.991.11.20
Publication Number ZPE 157 O.Autun
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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Finder (= First Purchaser) de Vogüé, Melchior
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1919 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) de Vogüé, Marthe (Marquise de Mac-Mahon)
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 180 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation broken in four joining pieces with little loss

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) broken in four joining fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Antonius Iulas, subscript of praktor Hermodoros, son of Soter.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the praktores Ailius Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter, through the scribe Antonius Iulas, for the contribution of year 20 of Commodus, and for the contribution for prisons?, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis and Apolinaris, and his son Patiapis, son of the mother Senpetorzmethis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Child Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation son also mentioned as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Αἴλιος Δίδυμος καὶ Ἑρμόδω-
2ρ̣ο̣ς̣ Σωτῆρος πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
3δι' ἐμοῦ ὑπὲρ τοῦ Διδύμου Ἀντωνείου
4Ἰουλᾶτος. διέγραψαν Πετορζμῆθις Παχνούβιος
5μ̣η̣τρὸς Ἀπολιναρίου καὶ Πατιᾶπις υἱὸς μ̣η̣τρὸς
6Σενπετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ μερισμου κ (ἔτους) ἕκαστος
7(δραχμὴν) α (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον), καὶ ὑπὲρ δεσμω̣τ̣? ιθ (ἔτους) ἕ̣καστος
8ὀβοὸν ἑνός 1l. ἕνα. (ἔτους) κ//
9Ἐπὶφ ς̅.
10 Ἑ̣ρμόδωρος συνέσχον.

1 l. ἕνα
1Aelius Didymus and Hermodoros,
2son of Soter, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine,
3for Didymus (alone) through me, Antonius
4Iulas. Thus has piad Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis
5and the mother Apolinarios, and his son Patiapis, of the mother
6Senpetorzmethis, for the contribution of year 20, each
71 dr. 2 1/2 ob., and for prison-? of year 19, each
8one obol. Year 20
9Epeiph 6.
10(2. H.) Hermodoros, I have co-collected.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (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
    Marcus Aurelius + Commodus 20 Epeiph 06 180 June 30 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309190
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 140220
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309190 (= Ostr. Roanne, Musée Déchelette D.991.11.20), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.