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Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 16

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Collection Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale
Inventory Number Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 16
Publication Number O.Strasb. 58
Current Location Strasbourg, Universitiy Library
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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 8 and
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 3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for weavers tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of the banker Asklas for weavers tax (telos gerdion), paid by Haryothes, son of Petenophotes
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀσκλᾶς τραπεζίτης διαγέγραφεν. Ἁρυώθης
2Πετενεφώτου τέλος γερδίων
3λζ (ἔτους) ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) ιη (τετρώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) λζ Καίσαρος Ἐπεὶφ β̅.
1Asklas, banker. Thus has paid Haryothes,
2son of Petenephotes, the tax of the weavers
3of year 37, 18 silver drachmas 4 1/2 ob. Year 37 or Caesar, Epeiph 2.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
30080 man Asklas, banker, roman Augustus Ἀσκλᾶς pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Augustus 37 Epeiph 02 8 June 26 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 309510
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 75658
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.stras;1;58
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309510 (= Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 16), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.