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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown location unknown
Publication Number O.Wilck. 146
Current Location (unknown)
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]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 129 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation piece missing

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) piece missing
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Iunius Valens
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and guard posts (merismos potamophylakidon and stationos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Kalasiris through the scribe Iunius Valens of merismos potamophylakidon and stationos, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Poueris and Tisatis.
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
1Καλασῖρις πράκτωρ διὰ Ἰουνίου Οὐά-
2λεντος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πε-
3τορζμῆθις Πουήρεως μητρὸς Τισᾶ-
4τις ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ποταμοφυλακίδος
5ιγ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
6ῥυπαρὰν (δραχμὴν) α (τετρώβολον), στατίωνος (ἡμιωβέλιον) (δίχαλκον).
7(ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
8Τῦβι κ̅η̅.
1Kalasiris, collector, through Iunius Va-
2lens, assistant. Thus has paid Pe-
3torzmethis, son of Poueris and the mother Tisa-
4tis, for the contribution for river police boats
5of year 13 of Hadrian the lord,
6brutto, 1 dr. <4 ob.>, and for guard posts 1/2 ob. 2 ch.
7Year 13 of Hadrian the lord,
8Tybi 28.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12475 man Iunius Valens Iunius Valens Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 13 Tybi 28 129 January 23 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309500
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76718
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;146
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309500 (= Ostr. unknown location unknown), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.