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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 755

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 755
Publication Number SB I 1930
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 Ammoniou
Comments on Text Layout empty space above and underneath the text
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6?
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 80
Column Height (in mm) 55
Line Distance 80 x 55


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: high)
Comments on Text ok, corr l. 7 stroke or sign not transcribed in ed. pr.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διαγεγράφηκεν Πα-
2σινοῦς Πετορζμή-
3θιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας α (ἔτους)
4Γάλβα τοῦ κυρίου
5Μεσορὴι λ ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς
6δέκα ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.
7 ____ 1oblique stroke( 1/2 ob.?) not in ed.

1 oblique stroke( 1/2 ob.?) not in ed.
1Thus has paid Pa-
2sinous, son of Petorzme-
3this, for poll tax of year 1
4of Galba the lord,
5Mesore 30, silver drachmas
6sixteen, = 16 dr.
7 _____
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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
Galba 01 Mesore 30 68 August 23 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309246
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 23072
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1930
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309246 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 755), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.