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Ostr. Private Collection Walker X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Private Collection Walker X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 203
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
Dating between 146 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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, hand of scribe 1 of Soter + Papremithes?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismos of year 9, paid by Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and Thinpsenchnoubis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέ-
3γραψεν Παπρεμίθης
4Ἁρπαῆσις μητρὸς Θινψεν-
5χνοῦβις μερισμὸν
6θ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου τοῦ
7κυρίου (δραχμὰς) δ Τῦβι ι̅ζ̅.
1Soter and Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has
3paid Papremithes,
4son of Harpaesis and the mother Thinpsen-
5chnoubis, the contribution
6of year 9 of Antoninus the
7lord, 4 dr., Tybi 17.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Tybi 17 146 January 12 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 309214
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76771
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;203
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309214 (= Ostr. Private Collection Walker X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.