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Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2176

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Inventory Number Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2176
Publication Number O.Wilck. 267
Current Location Turin, Museo Egizio
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Belzoni heirs
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
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
Script, additional A Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, greek hand Pachnoubis boethos, and demotic perhaps the same man in demotic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Cassianus and his associate supervisors through the assistant Pachnoubis for geometria phoinikonos of the harvest of y. 13 of Marc Aurel, paid by Menophilos on the name of Petesuchos, son of Harpaesis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 4 onomat() und l. 7 Auleriu, l. 9 demotisch:Jan Dossier of Menophilos
Multilingualism Bilingual Script ≠ Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Κασσιανὸς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
3Παχνούβιος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Μη-
4νόφιλος ὑπὲρ ὀνόματος 1ed. ὀνό(ματος) μητ(ρὸς) Πετε-
5σούχου Ἁρπαήσιος ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας 2 l. γεω(μετρίας) φοινικῶνος γενήματος
6ιγ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) γ χαλκοῦν. (ἔτους) ιδ Μάρκου
7Αὐληρίου 3ed. Αὐρηλίου, l. Αὐρηλίου Ἀντωνίνου
8Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαρμοῦθι ϛ̅.

1 ed. ὀνό(ματος) μητ(ρὸς)
2 l. γεω(μετρίας)
3 ed. Αὐρηλίου, l. Αὐρηλίου
9Pa-H̱nm ḥsb.t 13
1Cassianus and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through
3Pachnoubis, assistant. Thus has paid
4Menophilos, on account of Pete-
5souchos, son of Harpaesis for the survey tax on palm groves of the harvest
6of year 13, 3 drachmas, 1 chalkous. Year 14 of Marcus
7Aurelius Antoninus
8Caesar the lord, Pharmouthi 6.
9Pachnoumis. 13th regnal year.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13720 man Kassianos, epiteretes Κασσιανός Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 14 Pharmuthi 06 174 March 31 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310024
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 50754
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;267
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310024 (= Ostr. Torino, Museo Egizio Cat. 2176), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography).