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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X
Publication Number Dobree no. 4 (Banks collection, lost)
Current Location (unknown)
Publication Status partly 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 139 and 140
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation (undecidable)

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) only facsimile is extant
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, scribe 2 of Annius Ammonianus?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for unknown tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis, for merismoi?, paid by ---, signed by the Annius Ammonianus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok modelled parallel to O.Wilck. 174, SB 15055 and P.Bingen 89
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σαραπάμμων
2Παχνούβεως πράκτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης διέγραψ(εν) -?-ωνιος
3--- -?- --- (ἔτους) γ
4Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5Παχων λ̅. Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς
6σεσημίομαι 1l. σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δ (?) (ἡμιωβέλιον).

1 l. σεσημείωμαι
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon,
2son of Pachnoubis, tax collectors at Elephantine. Thus has paid ---onios
3--- (Year 3)
4of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
5Pachon 30. (H. 2.) Annius Ammonianus
6I have signed for 4 (?) dr. 1/2 ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 03 Pachons 30 140 May 25 CE year incertain, date according to parallels in year 3;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309216
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 18307
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309216 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.