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Ostr. Private Collection Keene X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Private Collection Keene X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1239
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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 41 and 54
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of an unknown year of Claudius, paid by Harpaesis, son of Platon, sigend by praktor? Ammonios, son of Hermodoros
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
1διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις Π̣λάτωνος
2ὑπὲρ λευγραφιαν 1 l. λαογραφίας τοῦ ̣ (ἔτους)
3Τιβερίου Κλαυδίου Καίσαρος
4Σεβαστοῦ Γερμανικοῦ Αὐτοκράτορος
5Μεσουρὴ λ̅ ἀργυρίου [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
6Ἀ[μμ]ώνιος Ἑρμοδώρου ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣

1 l. λαογραφίας
1Thus has paid Harpaesis, son of Platon,
2for poll tax of year ?
3of Tiberius Claudius Caesar
4Augustus Germanicus Imperator
5Mesore 30, silver drachmas --- .
6Ammonios, son of Hermodoros ---
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
34390 man Ammonios, son of Hermodoros Ἀμμώνιος Ἑρμοδώρου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Claudius Mesore 30 41 CE 54 CE reign of Claudius;




DatasetID 309544
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 77628
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;1239
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309544 (= Ostr. Private Collection Keene X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.