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Ostr. Prague, National Museum 1/81

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Inventory Number Ostr. Prague, National Museum 1/81
Publication Number SB XVI 12483
Current Location Prague National Museum
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 excavation or purchase
Certainty: low
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 25 12 1909 and
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object September 18-26
Dating between 140 and 140
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation only date at the end lost.

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 scribe 2? of Annius Ammonianus
Comments on Text Layout sherd of a bowl, lower part empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content tax receipt of the praktores Annius Ammonianus and Serapammon, son of Pachnubis for merismos of the third year of Antoninus, paid by two persons
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok photo missing
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σεραπάμμων Πα-
2χνούβιος πρά̣κτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψαν Πετορ-
3ζμῆθις Ζμήθου μητρὸς Θινζμή̣θιος καὶ
4Ἀπολλῶνις Φανώφεω̣ς μητρὸς
5Θινπετορζμήθιος πὲρ μερισμοῦ ἔτους δ
6Ἀντωνείνου τοῦ κυρίου
7δραχμὰς τέσσαρες ὀβολοὺς τέσσαρες
8(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ (τετρώβολον). (ἔτους) δ Ἀντωνείνου
9τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ κ ̣.
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pa-
2chnubis, tax collectors at Elephantine. Thus have paid Petor-
3zmethis, son of Zmethis and the mother Thinzmethis, and
4Apollonios, son of Phanophis and the mother
5Thinpetorzmethis, for the contribution of year 4
6of Antoninus the lord
7four drachmas four obols,
8= 4 dr. 4 ob. Year 4 of Antoninus
9the lord, Thoth 20+?
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 04 Thoth 2[//] 140 September 18 CE 140 September 26 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 309254
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 16248
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;16;12483
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309254 (= Ostr. Prague, National Museum 1/81), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.