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Ostr. München, BSB X

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Inventory Number Ostr. München, BSB X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 248
Current Location (unknown)
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
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left and right side.

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 and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown, no photo
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Serenos and Palachemis, the two praktores of Elephantine, through the assistant Petorzmethis, for merismos of year 3, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pan--- and Thinpatchnoubis?.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (no photo, text of WO)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέριος Σερῆνος καὶ Παλαχῆμις
2οἱ β πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ Πετορζμήθου
3βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις Παν̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ μητ(ρὸς)
4Θινπατχνοῦβις ὑπ(ὲρ) μερισμῶν γ (ἔτους)
5δραχ(μὰς) δ. (ἔτους) γ Ἀντωνίνου καὶ Οὐήρου
6Καισάρων τῶν κυρίων Θὼθ ̣ ̣
7 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
1Valerius Serenus and Palachemis,
2the 2 collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through Petorzmethis,
3assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pan--- and the mother
4Thinpatchnoubis, for contributions of year 3,
54 drachmas. Year 3 of Antoninus and Verus
6Caesares the lords, Thoth
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4242 man Palachemis praktor Παλαχῆμις Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius + Verus 03 Thoth 162 August 29 CE 162 September 27 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 309210
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76815
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;248
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309210 (= Ostr. München, BSB X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.