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St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 124

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Inventory Number St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 124
Publication Number SB 13183 = O.Erem. 5
Current Location St. Petersburg, Eremitage
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 136 and
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, hand of Palachemis 2 demotic subscript
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Iulios Sabinos and associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through the assistant Palachemis, for poll tax, paid by Papremithes, son of Kalasiris and Tapiamis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text photo missing, text ok?
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος
2καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σ̣ο̣ή̣νης
3διὰ Παλ̣αχήμιος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Παρεμίθης 1 l. Παπρεμίθης
4Καλασείρεως μητρὸς Ταπιᾶμις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιθ (ἔτους)
5Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς)
7(ἔτους) κ Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8Μεσορὴ λ̅.

1 l. Παπρεμίθης
9Demotic 1 line

1Iulius Sabinus
2and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
3through the assistant Palachemis. Thus has paid Papremithes,
4son of Kalasiris and the mother Tapiamis, for poll tax of year 19
5of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
6seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob. brutto, for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.
7Year 20 of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
8Mesore 30.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σ̣ο̣ή̣νης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 20 Mesore 30 136 August 23 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310032
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 18305
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.erem;;5
    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 310032 (= St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 124), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje (Demotic); Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Emil Joubert (bibliography).