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Ostr. London, British Library 14201

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14201
Publication Number O.Wilck. 22
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: medium
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Rufonius Antigonos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Rufonius Antigonos for geometria phoinikonon of the harvest of year 4 of Vespasian, paid by Petorzmethis, on of Pachnoubis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 (small)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ῥουφώνιος Ἀντίγονος διαγεγρ(άφηκεν)
2Πετορζμῆθις Παχνούβ̣ιος 1ed. Παχνο(ύβιος) ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
3ὑπ(ὲρ) γεομετρίας 2 l. γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος δ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) ̣ ̣ (ἔτους) ε
4Αὐτοκράτορος Καίσαρος
5Οὐεσπασιανοῦ Σεβαστοῦ
6Χοιὰκ β̅.

1 ed. Παχνο(ύβιος) ̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
2 l. γεωμετρίας
1Rufonius Antigonos. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis,
3for survey tax of date groves of year 4, ? dr. Year 5
4Imperator Caesar
5Vespasian Augustus,
6Choiak 2.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
15250 man Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis = 2? Πετορζμῆθις Παχνούβιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Vespasian 05 Choiak 02 72 November 28 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309473
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76603
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;22
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309473 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14201), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.