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Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 87c

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Inventory Number Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 87c
Publication Number O.Leid. 181 (O.Wilck. 151)
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
Dating between 129 and 130
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface abraded and damaged.
Comments on Object Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks Titel: kwitantie ; belasting ; personele ; andere Datumlabel: 129 / 130 Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode ; Romeinse keizertijd Vindplaats: Syene; Aswan, Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 9,3 x 8,3 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Literatuur: cat. Leemans I 462 ; cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 181 Mon. II, 23, Pl.CCXL, 462 Andere nummers: I 462

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) ink faded and abraded
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 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 80
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 80 x 40


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakitikon) and contribution for the men who have fled (merismos andron anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Antiochos Kassianos and his associate supervisors of the Sacred gate of Soene through the assistant Phanophis for laographia, desmophylakia and merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton, paid by Bienchis, son of Zmenpos and Senzmethis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Korrektur l. 3: Zmentp(otos) met. Senzmeth(ios)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχος Κασσιανὸς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Φανώφεως βοηθοῦ,
3διέγραψεν Βιῆγχις Ζμεντπῶτος μητρὸς Σενζμήθιος 1ed. Ζμήτ(ιος) μητ(ρὸς) Σεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
4ιδ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον) δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον)
5(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς) καὶ ὑπ(ὲρ) μερισμο ἐπικεφαλίου ἀνα̣κεχωρηκότων τοῦ
6ιγ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὴν μίαν ἡμιώβολον, (γίνεται) (δραχμὴ) α (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) ιδ
7Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου.

1 ed. Ζμήτ(ιος) μητ(ρὸς) Σεν ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
1Antiochos Kassianos and their associate
2overseers of the Sacred Gate of Syene through Phanophis, assistant.
3Thus has paid Bienchis, son of Zmentpos and Senzmethis, for poll tax
4of year 14 of Hadrian the lord, seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob.,
5 = 17 dr. 1 ob, and for the contribution for those who have fled of
6year 13 of Hadrian the lord one drachma and a half obol, = 1 dr. 1/2 ob. Year 14
7of Hadrian the lord.
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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
    12450 man Antiochos Kassianos epiteretes Antiochos Kasianos epiteretes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 14 129 CE 130 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310113
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 24736
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.leid;;181
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310113 (= Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 87c), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.