Home Project Search Objects Places Persons & Deities  

Search in Objects

(submit with enter)


Ostr. Brighton, Museum 281477

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_309570.tei.xml



Collection Brighton, Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Brighton, Museum 281477
Publication Number O.Bodl. III, 2, pg. XVIII descr.
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status partly 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 175 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at upper left corner, surface damaged

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 upper left corner, surface damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Aibutius Niger
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Aibutios Niger, praktor of Elephantine, for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos) of the harvest of year 14, paid by --- Longinus (?), on account of Pachompaimouthes?, in year 1 of Avidius Cassius. Perhaps a second tax payment for diaphoron is mentioned in l. 5-6, readings incertain.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. date, and l. 3-8
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Αἰβούτιος Νίγ̣ερ̣ 1ed. ]ω̣ν πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλε̣φαντίνης.
2διέγρ(αψεν) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Λον̣γε̣ί̣νου ὑπὲρ τι̣μ̣ῆς
3[δημο]σίου φο̣ί̣νι̣κ̣ο̣ς γ̣εν̣ήμ̣ατος ιδ (ἔτους)
4ὀνόματ(ος) Παχομπαιεμούθου
5-?- traces 2perhaps: [ὑπ(ὲρ)] δ̣ι̣α̣φ̣[όρ]ου? τι(μῆς) δημο̣σίου? δραχμὰς δύο
6ὀβολ(οὺς) π̣έντε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ κ̣αὶ ὑ̣π̣(ὲρ) ιγ (ἔτους), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (πεντώβολον).
7(ἔτους) α 3ed. [(ἔτους) ι]ϛ̣ Αὐτοκράτορος Καίσαρος
8Γαίου Ἀουιδίου Κασσίου Σεβαστοῦ 4ed. Ἁδριανοῦ Σεβαστοῦ
9Παῦνι κ̣̅ϛ̣̅

1 ed. ]ω̣ν
2 perhaps: [ὑπ(ὲρ)] δ̣ι̣α̣φ̣[όρ]ου? τι(μῆς) δημο̣σίου?
3 ed. [(ἔτους) ι]ϛ̣
4 ed. Ἁδριανοῦ Σεβαστοῦ
1Aibutius Niger, collector of money taxes at Elephantine.
2Thus has paid --- son of(?) Longinus for the price
3of public dates of the harvest of year 14
4on account of Pachompaiemouthes
5--- (perhaps: for the loss at time demosiou?) drachmas two
6obols five ---, and for? year 13?, = 2 dr. 5 ob.
7Year 1 of Imperator Caesar
8Gaius Avidius Cassius Augustus,
9Payni 26.
Reserved Copyright
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλε̣φαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4466 man Aiboutios Niger praktor Αἰβούτιος Νίγερ Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Avidius Cassius 01 Payni 26 175 June 20 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright
    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309570
    last Change 15.08.2022
    Trismegistos 73149
    Papyri.info ddbdp;o.bodl;3;2pgxviii
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309570 (= Ostr. Brighton, Museum 281477), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .