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Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19907

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Inventory Number Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19907
Publication Number O.Wilck. 95
Current Location magazine
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 115 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Script, additional A Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachomp(aimouthes)
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
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 the contribution of year 18 of Trajan, paid by Kalasiris, son of Psansnos and the mother Thinpates alias Thinpetorzmethis. Demotic subscript: 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. 6: tax year: 18.
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation, woman with an alias-Name not clear
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Διονύσιος καὶ Ἀμώνιος καὶ Παχομπαιμοῦθης πράκτορες
2ἀργυρικῶν Σοήνης διὰ Παχομπαιμούθης γραμματέως. διέγραψεν
3Καλασῖρις Ψανσνῶτος
4μητρὸς Θινπατῆτος τῆς καὶ Θιν-
5πατερζμήθιος ̣ια ̣ ̣της μερισμὸν
6ιη 1ed. ιζ(ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) β (ὀβολὸν). (ἔτους) ιη Τραιανοῦ
7τοῦ κυρίου Φαμενὼθ β.

1 ed. ιζ
8Pa-H̱nm (sꜣ) I͗y-m-ḥtp sꜣ Pꜣ-šr-H̱nm

1Dionysios and Ammonios and Pachompaimouthes, collectors
2of money taxes at Syene, through Pachompaimouthes, scribe. Thus has paid
3Kalasiris, son of Psansnos
4and the mother Thinpates alias Thin-
5petorzmethis --- the contribution
6of year 18, 2 dr. 1 ob. Year 18 of Trajan
7the lord, Phamenoth 2.
8Pachnoumis, (son) of Imouthes, son of Psenchnoumis.
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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
    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 02 115 February 26 CE ;



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    DatasetID 310030
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 50749
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;95
    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 310030 (= Ostr. Mus. Vat. Inv. No. 19907), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Emil Joubert (bibliography).