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Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 579

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Collection Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Inventory Number Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 579
Publication Number P.Worp 38
Current Location Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
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 archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Mallon, Alexis SJ
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Mallon, Alexis SJ


Object Type ostracon
Dating between -282 and -282
Criteria for Dating paleography
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, early ptolemaic, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 80
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 80x40


Text Content

Modern Title receipt
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for payments of Kleonikos for year 4 for several entries.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Alternativdatierung: 24. Dez. 244 v.Chr. Korrektur Name: Schreibung "Spemminis" für Psemminis?
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1μηνὸς Ἁθὺρ γ. ἀπέχω παρὰ Κλε-
2ονίκου εἰς τὸ δ (ἔτος) (δραχμὰς) μ̣ (ὧν)
3ὑπὲρ καταφ? 1l. καταφ(ορᾶς)? (δραχμὰς) ιγ (διώβολον)
4Σπεμμιν2l. Ψεμμίν(ει) (δραχμὰς) ιγ (διώβολον)
5ἀμπελουργῷ? (δραχμὰς) ε (ὀβολόν)
6κατὰ σύμβολον (δραχμὰς) η (ἡμιώβολον)

1 l. καταφ(ορᾶς)?
2 l. Ψεμμίν(ει)
1In the month Hathyr, 3rd. I have received from Kle-
2onikos for year 4, 40 dr. of which:
3for repayment (?) 13 dr. 2 ob.,
4for Psemminis 13 dr. 2 ob.,
5for the vine-dresser(?), 5 dr. 1 ob.,
6according to the pledge (?) 1/2 ob.
PBI 579_S1_001
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4113 man Kleonikos (Kleunikos) Κλεόνικος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios II Philadelphos 04 Hathyr 03 -281 January 2 BCE date in text; incertain; alternative date -244 Dec. 24, cf. APF 56, 2010, S. 183.;



PBI 579_S1_001
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DatasetID 309195
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 115567
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.worp;;38
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309195 (= Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 579), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.