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Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9640

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9640
Publication Number O.Cairo GPW 83
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum
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) Simon, James


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 144 and
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
Script, additional A Late Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Roman Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand not known
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+1
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the tax for a calf
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Nemonios Longos, supervisor of the 2% tax of the harbour of Syene receives the tax for a calf. Demotic subscription: Issuer.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Demotic subscription: Issuer.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Bilingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Νεμώνιος Λόνγος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐ-
2πιτηρηταὶ λειμένος 1 l. λιμέν[ος] Σοήνης ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣-
3οτι χαίρειν. ἀπέσχαμ̣εν παρὰ σοῦ
4τέλος μόσχου α. (ἔτους) ζ Ἀντωνίνου
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Παῦνι

1 l. λιμέν[ος]
7n-ḏr.t Pa-H̱nm sꜣ Pꜣ-ḏı͗-Wsı͗r-ns-mtr
1Nemonius Longus and his associate
2supervisors of the harbour of Syene to NN
3--- greetings. We have received from you
4the tax for one calf. Year 7 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, Payni
7Issued by Pachnoumis, son of Petosorsmetis.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    18480 man Nemonios Longos telones Νεμώνιος Λόνγος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 07 Payni 05 144 May 30 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310026
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 73429
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.cair;;83
    Author Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Emil Joubert (bibliography)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310026 (= Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9640), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Emil Joubert (bibliography).