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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 101
Current Location Wimborne Minster, Kinston Lacy
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 find (unspecified)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bankes, William John
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution old stock
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1815 and 1818
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 115 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 of Palachemis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for those who have fled (merismos anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Didymion praktor (through the scribe Palachemis), for the contribution for those who have fled (μερισμὸς ἀνακεχωρηκότων), paid by Petorzmethis, son of Poueris and Tisatis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok. no photo
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Διδυμίων πράκτωρ. διέγραψε Πετορζμῆθις Πουή-
2ρεως μητρὸς Τισᾶτις πὲρ μερισμοῦ ανακεχωρηκότων ιη (ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ
3Ἀρίστου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δύο ὀβολοὺς δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (διώβολον). (ἔτους) ιθ Τραιανοῦ Θὼθ ζ.

1Didymion, tax collector. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Poue-
2ris and the mother Tisatis, for the contribution for those who have fled of year 18 of Traianus
3Optimus, brutto, two drachmas two obos, = 2 dr. 2 ob. Year 19 of Trajan, Thoth 7.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4451 man Didymion praktor Διδυμίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 18 Thoth 07 115 September 5 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 309549
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76676
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;101
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309549 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.