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Ostr. Witzenhausen, Private Collection Liebl X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Witzenhausen, Private Collection Liebl X
Publication Number SB 28 17237
Current Location private collection
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 191 and
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 ?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Marcus Annius Nemonianus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine, and the subordinate collector (apaitetes) Ammonios, son of Soter, for the price of public dates of year 30 of Commodus, paid Senesentis, daughter of Bienchis, in the name of Neilamonchis, son of Onnophris and in the name of Senpsansnos, son of Peteuris, and of Tekosis, daughter of Petorzmethis, in year 31 of Commodus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. corr. in P.Worp 49, comm. ad l. 3 and 4-5)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Μᾶρκος Ἄννιος Νεμωνιανὸς
2πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης καὶ Ἀμμώνιος̣
3Σωτῆρος κατασταθεὶς ἀπαιτητής. διέγραψεν
4Σενεσέντις Βιήγχιος ὑπὲρ τειμῆς 1l. τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικος
5γενήματος λ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος Νειλαμῶνχις 2ed. ̣ετεμῶνχις
6Ὀννώφρεως (δραχμὰς) δ (τετρώβολον) καὶ ὀνόματος Σενψανσνῶτος Πετεύρ̣ε̣ω̣ς̣
7(δραχμὰς) δ (τετρώβολον) καὶ ὀνόματος Τεκῶσις Πετορζμήθιος (δραχμὰς) δ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιγ̣ (διώβολον)(?).
8(ἔτους) λα Μάρκου Αὐρηλίου Κομμόδου
9Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαμενὼθ ι̅.

1 l. τιμῆς
2 ed. ̣ετεμῶνχις
1Marcus Annius Nemonianus,
2collector of money taxes at Elephantine, and Ammonios,
3son of Soter, subordinate collector. Thus has paid
4Senesentis, daughter of Bienchis, for the price of public dates
5of the harvest of year 30, on account of Neilamonchis,
6son of Onnophris, 4 dr. 4 ob., and on account of Senpsansnos, daughter of Peteuris,
74 dr. 4 ob., and on account of Tekosis, daughter of Petorzmethis, 4 dr., = 13 dr. 2 ob.
8Year 31 of Marcus Aurelius Commodus
9Antoninus Caesar the lord, Phamenoth 10.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    24790 man Ammonios, son of Soter, apaitetes Ἀμμών̣ιο(ς) Σ̣ωτῆρ̣ος κατ̣ασταθ(εὶς) ἀπαιτητ(ὴς) Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 31 Phamenoth 10 191 March 6 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 309251
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 135986
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;28;17237
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309251 (= Ostr. Witzenhausen, Private Collection Liebl X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.