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Ostr. London, BM EA 13976

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Collection London, British Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. London, BM EA 13976
Publication Number O.Wilck. 97
Current Location London, British Museum
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
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]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 15 6 1876 and 15 6 1876
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Junker, Hermann
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 Late Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Roman Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary,hand of Pachomp(aimouthes)
Comments on Text Layout lower part of sherd emtpy
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 85
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 85 x 40


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Dionysios, Ammonios and Pachomp(aimouthes) praktores argyrikon of Syene through Pachomp(aimouthes) for contribution. Demotic Subscription: Pachompaimouthes (scribe+praktor) in Egyptian as Pachnoumis, son of Imouthes, son of Psenchnoumis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3: (dia) wird zu ho kai
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Διονύσιος καὶ Ἀ[μμώ]νιος καὶ Παχομπ πράκ(τορες)
2ἀργυρικῶν Σοήνης διὰ Παχομπ . διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις
3ὁ καὶ1prev. ed.: (διὰ) Παβῶτος2l. Παβῶς Φανώφιος μητρὸς Ταχομτβήκιος
4λινοπώλης? μερισμὸν ιη (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) β (ὀβολὸν). (ἔτους) ιη Τραιανοῦ
5Ἀρίστου τοῦ κυρίου Φαμενὼθ κε.

1 prev. ed.: (διὰ)
2 l. Παβῶς
6Pa-H̱nm sꜣ I͗y-m-ḥtp sꜣ Pꜣ-šr-H̱nm
1Dionysios and Ammonios and Pachomp(?), praktores
2argyrikon of Syene through Pachomp(). Thus has paid Petorzmethis
3alias Pabos, son of Phanophis and his mother Tachomtbek(is),
4seller of linen, for contribution of year 18, 2 dr. 1 ob. Year 18 of Traianus
5Optimus the lord, Phamenoth 25.
6Pachnoumis, son of Imouthes(=Pachompaimouthes), son of Psenchnoumis.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12435 man Ammonios praktor (Syene) Ammonios praktor Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 18 Phamenoth 25 115 March 21 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 310029
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 50751
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;97
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310029 (= Ostr. London, BM EA 13976), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography).