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Ostr. Zürich, AI 1897

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Collection Zürich, Archäologisches Institut des Universität
Inventory Number Ostr. Zürich, AI 1897
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1609
Current Location Zurich, Archäologisches Institut d. Univ.
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Hess, Jean-Jacques (Fribourg CH)
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1929 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Hess, Jean-Jacques (Fribourg CH)
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object December 4
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
Comments on Text Layout some space underneath the text left empty.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 80
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 80 x 40


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt for time demosiou phoinikos given out by the praktores of Soene and Elephantine Ammonios, son of Menelaos, and Abounaios, son of Iamblichos, through the scribe Premp()?
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
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Places (read out from edition)