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Ostr. London, British Library 14162 (5791l)

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14162 (5791l)
Publication Number O.Wilck. 132
Current Location London, British Library
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 purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
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 scribe 2 of Pachompetenephotes praktor
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of practor Pachompetenephotes for merismos potamophylakidon of year 9 of Hadrian, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis (archive).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παχομπετενεφώτης πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν
2Ἁρπαῆσις Φανώφεως μητρὸς Ταχομτβῆ-
3κις μερισμοῦ ποταμοφυλακίδος θ (ἔτους) ῥυπαροὺς ὀβο-
4λοὺς δέκα. (ἔτους) θ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
Φαμενὼθ ϛ̅.
1Pachompetenephotes, collector. Thus has paid
2Harpaesis, son of Phanophis and the mother Tachomtbekis,
3for the contribution for the river police boats of year 9, brutto,
4ten oboloi. Year 9 of Hadrian the lord,
5Phamenoth 6.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12440 man Harpaesis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis Harpaesis Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 09 Phamenoth 06 125 March 2 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309469
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76705
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;132
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309469 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14162 (5791l)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.