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Ostr. Leiden, RMO 453b + AT 86c [concave]

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Inventory Number Ostr. Leiden, RMO 453b + AT 86c [concave]
Publication Number O.Leid. 19 (O.Wilck. 1)
Current Location Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
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]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Anastasi, Giovanni
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 1829 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Anastasi, Giovanni
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between -89 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
Comments on Object AT 86c-1 Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks; bol Titel: kwitantie ; belasting ; graan Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode ; Ptolemaeëntijd Vindplaats: Syene; Aswan, Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 10 x 9 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Opmerkingen van conservator: de holle kant is B/S/W 19 Literatuur: cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 23 AT 86c-2 Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks; hol Titel: kwitantie ; belasting ; fruitboom Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode ; Ptolemaeëntijd ; 79 v.C. Vindplaats: Syene; Aswan, Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 9 x 10 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Opmerkingen: zie archief 6.4.3/18: - kopie en aantekeningen Reuvens en Wilcken - kopie uit Harrauer, Handbuch der griechischen Paläographie Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Opmerkingen van conservator: de bolle kant is B/S/W 23 Literatuur: cat. Leemans I 453 cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 19 Mon. II, 23, Pl.CCXXXIX, 453a-b R.W. Daniel, Gnomon 56 (1984), 418 H. Harrauer, Handbuch der griechischen Paläographie (Stuttgart 2010), 242-3 nr. 60 Abb. 54 Andere nummers: I 453

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of the banker Ammonios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 55
Column Height (in mm) 60
Line Distance 55 x 60


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for tax on fruit trees (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the bank of Syene for akrodrya, paid by Heras, for land formerly owned by Psenchnubis, Son of Pelaias, signed by the banker Ammonios.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. l.4-7 new ed.
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους β Τῦβι
2τέτακται ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν
3Συήνῃ τράπεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος εἰς
4τὸ αὐτὸ (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων 1ed. Ἄκρα̣(τος)
5μετασχις 2l. μετασχώντῆς πρότερον 3ed. μετασχίστης πρε(σβύτερος
6Ψεγνχνούβιος 4l. Ψενχνού(βιος) Πελαίου σιτι̣κῆς 5 ed. μετασχίστης πρε(σβύτερος
7ἀκροδρύων (ἀρούρας) Ἡρᾶς χαλκοῦ 6ed. ἄνω σ κάτ(ω) τ (γίνονται) οὗ ἀλλαγή πεν-
8τακοσίας, (γίνονται) φ.
9 Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης.

1 ed. Ἄκρα̣(τος)
2 l. μετασχών
3 ed. μετασχίστης πρε(σβύτερος
4 l. Ψενχνού(βιος)
5 ed. μετασχίστης πρε(σβύτερος
6 ed. ἄνω σ κάτ(ω) τ (γίνονται)
1Year 2, Tybi.
2Thus has paid to the bank in
3Syene, for which Ammonios is in charge, for
4the same year, for fruit trees,
5the shareholder of the sitike aroura of fruit trees, formerly
6belonging to Psenchnoubis, son of Pelaias,
7Heras, copper (dr.) including exchange charges
8five hundred, = 500.
9Ammonios banker.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4005 man Ammonios (Trapezit) Ἀμμώνιος = Ἀμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios XI Alexander II 02 Tybi -79 January BCE -79 February BCE date in text;



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DatasetID 310107
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 43567
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.leid;;19
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310107 (= Ostr. Leiden, RMO 453b + AT 86c [concave]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.