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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number SB I 1097
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]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Sayce, Archibald Henry
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 41 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 Ammonios, son of Ammonios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax for the first year of Claudius, written by the scribe/praktor Ammonios, son Ammonios.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok Biblio Bogaert?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διαγεγράφηκεν Μνᾶσις Ψενχομ-
2χήμεως ὑπὲρ λαγραφίας πρώτου
3(ἔτους) Τιβερίου Κλαυδίου Καίσαρος
4Σεβαστοῦ Γερμανικοῦ
5Αὐτοκράτορος, Παοῖνι ι̅ϛ̅,
6ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς ὀκτώ, (δραχμὰς) η.
7Ἀμώνιος Ἀμωνίου ἔγραψε.
1Thus has paid Mnasis, son of Psenchom-
2chemis, for poll tax of the first
3year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar
4Augustus Germanicus
5Imperator, Payni 16,
6silver drachmas eight, = 8 dr.
7Ammonios, son of Ammonios, has written.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
29280 man Ammonios, son of Ammonios praktor+scribe Gaius Ἀμώνιος Ἀμωνίου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Claudius 01 Payni 16 41 June 10 CE date in text;




DatasetID 309217
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23052
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1097
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309217 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.