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Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio 20

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Inventory Number Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio 20
Publication Number O.Wilck. 280
Current Location Turin, Museo Egizio
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: low
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Belzoni heirs


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 199 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and top?: photo not seen

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) photo not seen: broken at right and top?
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of unknown collector(s) for laographia of year 7 of Septimius Severus and Caracalla.
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok transcript as in WO, photo not checked
Multilingualism Monolingual
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δι ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣μη ̣- 9 -
2λαογραφίας ζ (ἔτους) Λουκίου Σεπτιμίου
3Σεουήρου Εὐσεβοῦς Περτίνακος
4καὶ Μάρκου Αὐ̣ρηλίου Ἀντωνίνου
5Σεβαστῶν δραχμὰς ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
6(ἔτους) ζ Φαμενὼθ ̣ ̣
1Di--- ?
2for poll tax of year 7 of Lucius Septimius
3Severus Pius Pertinax
4and Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
5Augusti drachmas ---
6Year 7, Phamenoth ---
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Septimius Severus + Caracalla 07 Phamenoth 199 February 25 CE March 26 date in text;




DatasetID 309369
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76845
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;280
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309369 (= Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio 20), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.