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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 27

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 27
Publication Number O.Bankes 71 descr.
Current Location Wimborne Minster, Kinston Lacy
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary
Publication Status partly 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 find (unspecified)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bankes, William John
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution old stock
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1815 and 1818
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 132 and 133
Criteria for Dating collectors time of office
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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title order to arrest
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Summary of Content order to arrest from Antiochos Cassianus, supervisor of the Sacred Gate to the elders of the village Pselkis, for a certain Pelaias, son of Psen--- and Tal---, since he owes taxes.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text transcription of P.Heilporn as in commentary of edition corr. l. 2 +genom(enoi)?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχο̣ς̣ Κασιανῶι 1l. Κασσιανὸς καὶ
2οἱ σὺν α̣ὐ̣τ̣ῷ̣ γ̣εν̣ο̣μένοι 2ed. οἱ σὺν α̣ὐ̣τ̣ῷ̣ ἐπιτηρ̣ηταὶ ἐπιτηρ̣ηταὶ ἱερᾶς
3πύλης Σοήνης πρεσβυτέροις
4Ψέλκεως. ἐκπέμψατε
5Πελαίαν Ψενχο̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ς μ̣η̣τ̣ρ̣ὸς
6Ταλ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ό̣φ̣είλει δημόσια

1 l. Κασσιανὸς
2 ed. οἱ σὺν α̣ὐ̣τ̣ῷ̣ ἐπιτηρ̣ηταὶ
1Antiochos Cassianus and
2his associates, former supervisors of the Sacred
3Gate of Syene, to the elders
4of Pselkis. Send
5Pelaias, son of Psencho--- and the mother
6Tal---! He owes taxes.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)
  • Ψέλκεως (places.xml#165)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12450 man Antiochos Kassianos epiteretes Antiochos Kasianos epiteretes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    132 CE 133 CE after last year of office of Antiochos Cassianus (year 14-16 of Hadrian);



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309250
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 699545
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bankes;;71
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309250 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes 27), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.