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Tablet Berlin P. P 14014

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Tablet Berlin P. P 14014
Publication Number BGU XX 2848
Current Location Kleinfundedepot
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)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (unknown)
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type tablet
Dating between -111 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object one-sided
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand of banker Ammonios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for tax on fruit trees (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of the banker Ammonios for the tax on palm trees paid by Herakleides, son of Protomachos, citizen of Elephantine, including agio; signature of the banker Ammonios.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures

1ἔτους ἐβδόμου
2Φαωφι ς. τέτακτα̣ι
3ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνηι
4τ̣ράπεζαν ἐφ’ ῆς Ἀμμώνιος
5εἰς τὸ αὐτό (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων
8Ἐλεφαντεὺς χαλκοῦ ο̣ῦ̣ ἀλλαγή δραχμὰς
9χιλίας νε, (γίνονται) Ανε.
10Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης.

1In the seventh year,
2Phaophi 6. Thus has paid
3to the bank in Syene
4of which Ammonios is in charge,
5for the same year for the tax on fruit trees,
7son of Protomachos,
8citizen of Elephantine, copper drachmas plus agio
9thousand 55, = 1055.
10Ammonios, banker.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4005 man Ammonios (Trapezit) Ἀμμώνιος = Ἀμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios IX Soter II 07 Phaophi 06 -111 October 25 BCE date in text;




DatasetID 309366
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 316210
Papyri.info ddbdp/bgu;20;2848
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309366 (= Tablet Berlin P. P 14014), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.