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Ostr. Berlin, Private Collection Viereck without number

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Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin, Private Collection Viereck without number
Publication Number SB V 7526
Current Location missing
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 89 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 Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Demotic
Comments on Handwriting [unknown] 6 l. Greek, 2. l. Demotic
Comments on Text Layout [unknown]
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+2 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 0 0
Column Height (in mm) 0 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance [unknown] 0


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for customs duties
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for custom duties for 400? empty jars. Demortic subscription: The content of these two lines is not known, not mentioned in the publication and no photo is given.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text missing, no photo text as in edition
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος καὶ
2Σοήνης Ἰου ̣ ̣ ̣
3ἀπέχομεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4κούφων γ λαγύνων τε ̣
5(ἔτους) η Δομιτιανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου Μ

7Demotic 2 lines
1Iulius and his associate tax farmer of the of the harbour of
2Syene to Iu---? --- greetings.
3We have received from you the tax for im-/export of
43000 empty jars ---
5Year 8 of Domitian Caesar
6the lord, Me--- (month)
7demotic ---
8demotic ---
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    25505 man Iu--- (liste cairo) Ἰου…… (not identified)



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Domitian 08 89 CE date in text, month incertain: Mecheir or Mesore;




    DatasetID 310035
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 17968
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;5;7526
    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 310035 (= Ostr. Berlin, Private Collection Viereck without number), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography).