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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 701

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 701
Publication Number SB I 1928
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 between 102 and 103
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 docmentary, hand of Hermogenes praktor
Comments on Text Layout lower half of sherd empty.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 72
Column Height (in mm) 27
Line Distance 72 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 of Hermogenes praktor for an installment of laograpia, without signature.
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 Παπρεμίθης Παχνούβιος Ψεμπαρασ?
2ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ἕκτου (ἔτους)
3Τραειανοῦ 1 l. Τραιανοῦ, ed. Τραηανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ
4κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου (δραχμὰς) ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.

1 l. Τραιανοῦ, ed. Τραηανοῦ
1Thus has paid Papremithes, son of Pachnoubis, grandson of Psemparas(?),
2for poll tax of the sixth year
3of Trajan Caesar the
4lord, on account, eight drachmas, = 8 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8090 not applicable (no further persons mentioned) (no further persons mentỈoned) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 06 102 CE 103 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309244
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23070
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1928
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309244 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 701), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.