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Ostr. Lausanne, Private Collection Marcelä X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Lausanne, Private Collection Marcelä X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 139
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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 122 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation (undecidable)
State of Preservation piece not located

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 of scribe Sarapion of praktor Sanmous
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Pachompatenephotes for contribution for river police boats of year 6 (?) of Hadrian, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pachoumammon and ---; written by the scribe Sarapion (who also writes of the praktor Sanmous).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no photo available. corr. date according to formula (Duttenhöfer)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παχομπατενεφώτης πράκτωρ.
2διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις
3Παχουμαμμῶνος μητρὸς ̣ ̣
4 ̣ ̣ ̣τος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ποτα-
5μοφυλακίδος ς ἔτους 1ed. ποτα-| μ(οφυλακίδος) ια ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
6τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) β ὀβολοὺς
7τρεῖς. Σαραπίων γραμματεὺς ἔγραψα
8Παχὼν η̅.

1 ed. ποτα-| μ(οφυλακίδος) ια ἔτους
1Pachompatenephotes, tax collector.
2Thus has paid Petorzmethis,
3son of Pachoumammon and the mother ---
4--- for the contribution of river police
5boats of year 6 of Hadrian
6the lord, brutto, 2 Dr. three obols.
7Sarapion, scribe, I have written,
8Pachon 8.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4733 man Pachompetenephotes praktor Παχομπατενεφώτης Παχομπετενεφώτης Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 06 Pachons 08 122 May 3 CE date in text;




DatasetID 309531
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76712
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;139
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309531 (= Ostr. Lausanne, Private Collection Marcelä X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.