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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2534

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2534
Publication Number SB I 1929
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 23
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 Pelaias, son of Ammoniou?
Comments on Text Layout Above and underneath the text empty space.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 90
Column Height (in mm) 35
Line Distance 90x35


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 laographia without signature; probably hand of Ammonios Ammoniou, scribe/praktor
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διαγεγράφηκεν Πασινοῦς
2Πετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
3δεκάτου (ἔτους) Νέρωνος τοῦ
4κυρίου Μεσορὴι λ ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς
5δέκα ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.
1Thus has paid Pasinous,
2son of Petorzmethis, for poll tax
3of the thenth year of Nero the
4lord, Mesore 30, silver drachmas
5sixteen, = 16 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13355 man Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis, grandson of Pasinous (O.Erem. 2) Πασινοῦς Πετορζμήθιος Πασεινοῦς Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nero 10 Mesore 30 64 August 23 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309245
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23071
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1929
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309245 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 2534), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.