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Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.7a

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Inventory Number Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.7a
Publication Number SB 26, 16497
Current Location Liverpool, World Museum
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]
Type of Discovery donation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Blackman, Aylward Manley
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1936 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Blackman, Aylward Manley
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 129 and 130
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakon) and contribution for the men who have fled (merismos anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antiochos Kassianos and his associate supervisors of the Sacred gate of Soene through the assistant Phanophis for laographia, desmophylakon and merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton, paid by ---otis, son of Psais and the mother Senzmethis; with signature of Antiochos Cassianus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok Zu Z. 4 vgl. BOEP 1.1 (6. Febr. 2012), S. 3.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχος Κασσιανὸς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῶι̣ ἐπιτηρηταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Φανῶφις 1 l. Φανώφεως βοηθο. διέγραψεν
3 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ῶτ̣ις Ψάειτος 2 l. Ψάιτος μητρὸς Σενζμήθιος ὑπὲρ
4λαογρ(αφίας) ιδ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δεκα-
5επτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός), καὶ ὑπὲρ μερισμο ἐπικεφαλίου
6ἀνδρ(ῶν) ἀνακεχ(ωρηκότων) τοῦ ι̣γ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὴν μίαν
7[ἡμιωβ(έλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμὴ) α (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους)] ιδ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου,
8 -?- (hand 2) Ἀντίοχος Κασιανὸς 3 l. Κασσιανὸς
9σεσημ(είωμαι) δραχμὰς δεκαοκτὼ
10ὀβ(ολὸν) ἡμιωβ(έλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιη (ὀβολὸς) (ἡμιωβέλιον).

1 l. Φανώφεως
2 l. Ψάιτος
3 l. Κασσιανὸς
1Antiochos Cassianus and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Phanophis. Thus has paid
3---otis, son of Psais and the mother Senzmethis, for
4poll tax of year 14 of Hadrian the lord, seventeen drachmas
51/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob., and for the contribution per head
6for the men who have fled of year 13 of Hadrian the lord, one drachma
71/2 ob., = 1 dr. 1/2 ob. In year 14 of Hadrian the lord,
8--- (2nd hand) Antiochos Cassianus
9I have signed for eighteen drachmas
101 and 1/2 ob., = 18 dr. 1 1/2 ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    33865 man ---otis, son of Psais and Senzmethis ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ῶτ̣ις Ψάειτος l. Ψάιτος μητρὸς Σενζμήθιος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 14 129 CE 130 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309385
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 97099
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;26;16497
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309385 (= Ostr. Liverpool, World Museum 36.119.7a), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.