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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2577

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2577
Publication Number SB I 1927
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 April 27
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
State of Preservation (Text) some of the ink is faded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Melanthis praktor
Comments on Text Layout lower part of sherd empty.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 55
Column Height (in mm) 27
Line Distance 55 x 27


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 an installment of laographia, given out and written by Melanthis, praktor, who is not mentioned.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l.1: name Pas[einous] Paterz() (wie Melanthis das schreibt!!!), vgl. ein bisschen Reiter, aber noch nicht die Lesung!!!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Πασ̣εινοῦς Πατερζμήθιος 1ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Πε]το̣ρζ(μῆθις)
2ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τ̣ρ̣ί̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ ἔτους
3Οὐεσπασειανοῦ 2l. l. Οὐεσπασιανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
4Παχὼν β ἐπὶ λόγου ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς
5ὠγκτώ 3ed. l. ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.

1 ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Πε]το̣ρζ(μῆθις)
2 l. l. Οὐεσπασιανοῦ
3 ed. l. ὀκτώ
1Thus has paid Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis,
2for poll tax of the third year
3of Vespasian the lord,
4Pachon 2, on account, silver drachmas
5eight, = 8 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
5 (unknown) (Unknown) (Unknown) German



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Vespasian 03 Pachons 02 71 April 27 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309243
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23069
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1927
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309243 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2577), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.