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Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 697

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Inventory Number Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 697
Publication Number SB I 1932
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)
Finder (= First Purchaser) (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 lower third of shird empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 87
Column Height (in mm) 57
Line Distance 87 x 57


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt for cheironaxion without signature; probably hand of Ammonios Ammoniou, scribe/praktor
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (for date see also Reiter)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Πασινοῦς Πετορζμηθις 1l. Πετορζμήθιος
3ὑπὲρ χιροναξίου 2 l. χειρωναξίου β (ἔτους)
4Αὐτοκράτορος Μεσορὴ
5λ ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς ἴκοσι 3 l. εἴκοσι,
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ.

1 l. Πετορζμήθιος
2 l. χειρωναξίου
3 l. εἴκοσι
1Thus has paid
2Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis,
3for trade tax of year 2
4of the Imperator (Vespasian), Mesore
530, twenty silver drachmas,
6= 20 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
Vespasian 02 Mesore 30 70 August 23 CE date in text: autokrator in titulature means Vespasian;



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DatasetID 309248
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 26019
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1932
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309248 (= Ostr. Uppsala, Gustavianum VM 697), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.