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Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19892

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Inventory Number Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19892
Publication Number O.Wilck. 215
Current Location Vatican 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 147 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at lower right corner

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 lower right corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand ?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Germanus and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismoi of year 11 of Antoninus, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpelaia; with signature of Germanus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Γερμανὸς καὶ Παπρμείθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῆς Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πατ-
3σίβτις Πετορζμήθου μητρὸς Θιν-
4πελαίας ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ια (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ
6Θῶυθ ζ. ̣ ̣ ̣
7Γερμανὸς σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δ.
1Germanus and Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Pat-
3sibtis, son of Petorzmethis and the mother Thin-
4pelaia, for contributions of year 11 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, 4 dr. brutto,
6Thoth 7. ---
7Germanus, I have signed (for 4 dr.)
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12660 man Germanos praktor Γερμανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 11 Thoth 07 147 September 5 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309492
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76783
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;215
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309492 (= Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19892), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.