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Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.390

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Inventory Number Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.390
Publication Number O.Wilb. 12
Current Location New York, Brooklyn 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]
Type of Discovery excavation or purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Wilbour, Charles Edwin
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) "Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour."
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) (not relevant)
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 202 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at bottom

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 bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, clear, hand of Petorzmethis, son of Serenos, boethos.
  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 Archibios alias Didymos and Eutychos, son of Eutychos, taxfarmers, through the assistant Petorzmethis, son of Serenos, for poll tax of year 10, paid by Pasenis, son of Pasenis and Senpsansnos.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok, alternative reading l. 8: eschon instead of Pachon?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀρχίβιος ὁ καὶ Δίδυμος καὶ Εὔτυ-
2χος Εὐτύχου μισθωταὶ ἱ̣ερᾶς
3πύλης Σοήνης διʼ ἐμοῦ Πετορζμήθιος Σερήνου
4βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πασῆνις Πα-
5σήνεως μητρὸς Σ̣ε̣ν̣ψαν̣σ̣ν̣ῶτος ὑπὲρ
6λαογραφίας ι (ἔτους) δραχμὰς τέσσαρας
7ὀβολοὺς δύο, (ἔτους) ι// Παοῖνι ε.
8μ̣οίως Παχὼν 1or ἔσχον? ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
9τοῦ αὐτοῦ (ἔτους) δραχ̣μ̣ὰ̣ς̣ δ̣ώ̣δεκα.
9+y-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

1 or ἔσχον?
1Archibios alias Didymos and Euty-
2chos, son of Eutychos, tax farmers of the Sacred
3Gate of Syene, through me Petorzmethis, son of Serenus,
4assistant. Thus has paid Pasenis, son of Pa-
5senis and the mother Senpsansnos, for
6poll tax of year 10 four drachmae
7two oboloi. Year 10, Payni 5.
8ditto, Pachon 1or "I have received" for poll tax
9of the same year, twelve drachmae
9+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

1 or "I have received"
Brooklyn 16.580.390_S1
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Brooklyn 16.580.390_S2
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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
    24820 man Archibios alias Didymos Ἀρχίβιος ὁ καὶ Δίδυμος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Septimius Severus + Caracalla + Geta 10 Payni 05 202 May 30 CE date in text;



    Brooklyn 16.580.390_S1
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    Brooklyn 16.580.390_S2
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    DatasetID 310102
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76524
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilb;;12
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310102 (= Ostr. New York, Brooklyn Museum 16.580.390), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.