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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 1352

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 1352
Publication Number SB I 1926
Current Location Uppsala, Gustavianum
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 (unknown)
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (unknown)
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Spiegelberg, Wilhelm on behalf of James Loeb


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object August 1
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 the praktor Sokrates
Comments on Text Layout empty space on the sherd above and underneath the receipt.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 75
Column Height (in mm) 38
Line Distance 75 x 38


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt for poll tax given out and written by the praktor Sokrates, who adds his signature at the end.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Ἑρμογένης
2Βάσσου ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
3ια (ἔτους) Οὐεσπασιανοῦ τοῦ
4κυρίου Μεσορὴ η ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) δέκα
5ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ. Σωκράτης ἔγραψα.
1Thus has paid Hermogenes,
2son of Bassos, for poll tax
3of year 11 of Vespasian the
4lord, Mesore 8, sixteen silver drachmas,
5= 16 dr. I, Sokrates, have written.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13330 man Hermogenes, son of Bassos Ἑρμογένης Βάσσου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Vespasian 11 Mesore 08 79 August 1 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309242
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23068
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1926
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309242 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 1352), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.