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Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 523

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Inventory Number Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 523
Publication Number O.Heid. 236
Current Location Heidelberg, Institute for Papyrology
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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Deutsches Papyruskartell
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object 15 May 172 or 15 May 204
Dating between 172 and 204
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, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for unidentified tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for wheat paid in money by Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok suggestion l. 3 not certain
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ιβ (ἔτους)// Παχὼν κ.
2διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις Παχνο̣ύβιος
3π̣ορ̣ευ̣ωνι̣ς̣ η (ἔτους(?)) / 1perhaps άπ̣ὸ Ἐλεφαντίνης ̣ ̣ ̣ (ἀρούρας) η ξ(δ)/ διὰ τοῦ (αὐτοῦ)
4(πυροῦ) (ἀρτάβας) σλϛ δραχμὰς εἴκοσι πέντε
5χαλκίνην, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κε χαλκίνη.

1 perhaps άπ̣ὸ Ἐλεφαντίνης ̣ ̣ ̣ (ἀρούρας) η ξ(δ)/
1Year 12, Pachon 20.
2Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis
3Poreuonis(?), of year 8(?) 1or: from Elephantine --- of 1/8 and 1/64 aroura, through the same,
4wheat artabas 236, drachmas twenty five
5chalkine, = 25 dr. chalkine.

1 or: from Elephantine --- of 1/8 and 1/64 aroura,
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
33330 man Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis (O.Heid. 236) Πετορζμῆθις Παχνο̣ύβιος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
12 Pachons 20 172 May 15 CE 204 CE date in text, ruler incertain;



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DatasetID 309507
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 80455
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.heid;;236
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309507 (= Ostr. Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie Inv. 523), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.