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Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86d

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Inventory Number Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86d
Publication Number O.Leid. 175 (O.Wilck. 2)
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 1897
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Anastasi, Giovanni
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Österreich, Erzherzog Rainer von
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
Comments on Object Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks Titel: kwitantie ; belasting ; fruitboom Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode ; Romeinse keizertijd Vindplaats: Syene; Aswan, Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 9,2 x 9,7 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Literatuur: cat. Leemans I 456 ; cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 175 Mon. II, 23, Pl.CCXXXIX, 456 Andere nummers: I 456

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
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary
Comments on Text Layout lower part of sherd empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 68
Column Height (in mm) 45
Line Distance 68 x 45


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 bank receipt of Ammonios for akrodrya with signature of Ammonios the banker, paid by Zmethis, son of Pachnoubis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3: tax year probably year 42.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους μγ Καίσαρος Χοίακ ι̅ε̅.
2τέτακται ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνῃ
3τράπεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς̣ Ἀμμώνιος εἰς τ̣ μβ (ἔτος)1ed. μ (ἔτος)
4ἀκροδρύων Ζμῆθις Παχνούβιος
5ἀρούρης (ἥμισυ). Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης.

1 ed. μ (ἔτος)
1Year 43 of Caesar, Choiak 15.
2Thus has paid to the bank in Syene
3of which Ammonios is in charge for year 42?
4for palm trees Zmethis, son of Pachnubis,
5for a half arura. Ammonios, banker.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4751 man Ammonios banker (roman) Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Augustus 43 Choiak 15 13 December 11 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 310109
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 24731
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.leid;;175
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310109 (= Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 86d), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.