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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1850

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1850
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 454
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean Museum
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
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 of Object August 19
Dating between 112 and 112
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at upper left 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) losses at left side of the text
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Leon
Comments on Text Layout more than half of lower part of sherd empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 105
Column Height (in mm) 22
Line Distance 105 x 22


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 the scribe Leon for laographia.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. supplies l. 1 and 2
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγρα(ψεν) Παχ̣ν̣οῦμις 1ed. [διέγραψεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -ca.?- ]χ̣ν̣οῦμ(ις) Παχομπχήμιος
2μητ(ρὸς) ̣ ̣ ̣ατις 2ed. [μητ(ρὸς) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣ λ̣α̣ο̣γραφίας Ἐλ̣ε̣φαντίνης ιδ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς
3τέσσαρας̣ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. δι Λέοντος γραμματέως.
4(ἔτους) ιε Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ κ̣̅ϛ̅.

1 ed. [διέγραψεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -ca.?- ]χ̣ν̣οῦμ(ις)
2 ed. [μητ(ρὸς) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] ̣ ̣ ̣
1Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Pachompchemis
2and the mother ---atis, for poll tax of Elephantine of year 14 drachmas
3four, = 4 dr. Through Leon, scribe.
4Year 15 of Trajan Caesar the lord, Mesore 26.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλ̣ε̣φαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12955 man Leon scribe Leon scribe Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Trajan 15 Mesore 26 112 August 19 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309494
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71155
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;454
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309494 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1850), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.