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Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 582

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Collection Jerusalem, Museum of the Pontifical Biblical Institute
Inventory Number Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 582
Publication Number P.Worp 44
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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left upper corner

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 left upper corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe 3 of Psanmus and Petesouchos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 90
Column Height (in mm) 55
Line Distance 90x55


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and certificates of billeting (merismos potamophylakidon and diplon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the praktores Psanmous and Petesouchos for merismos potamophylakidon and diplon of year 21, paid by Pelaias, son of Pachmchemis and Thatres; with signature of praktor Petesouchos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ψανμ̣οῦς καὶ Πετέσουχος πράκ̣τορες
2Ἐλε̣φαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πελαίας Παχομ-
3πχή̣μιος μητρὸς Θατρῆτος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
4ποταμονφυλακίδος καὶ διπλῶν κα (ἔτους)
5ἐπὶ λόγου ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ. (ἔτους) κα Ἁδριανοῦ
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Παῦνι̣ ϛ̣̅.
7Πετέσουχος σεσημείωμαι ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ.
1Psanmous and Petesouchos, praktores
2of Elephantine. Thus has paid Pelaias, son of Pachom-
3pchemis and Thatres, for merismos
4potamophylakidon and diplon of year 21,
5on account, 4 dr. brutto. Year 21 of Hadrianus
6Caesar the lord, Payni 6.
7I, Petesouchos, have signed for 4 dr. brutto.
PBI 582_S1_001
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Places (read out from edition)
  • ε̣φαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4359 man Pelaias, son of Pachompchemis and Thatres Πελαιας Παχομ[πχ]ή̣μιος μη(τρὸς) Θατρῆτος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 21 Payni 06 137 May 31 CE date in text;



    PBI 582_S1_001
    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309201
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 115573
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.wprü;;44
    Author Ruth Duttenhoefer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309201 (= Ostr. Jerusalem, PBI 582), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhoefer.