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Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9643

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9643
Publication Number O.Cairo GPW 73
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian 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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Simon, James


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 137 and 138
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at lower right corner

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 lower right corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis boethos.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors (epiteretai) through the assistant Pachompsachis for laographia of year 22 of Hadrian, paid by Patchnautis, son of Patchnautis and the mother Tisatis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων καὶ οἱ
2σὺν αὐτ ἐπιτηρη̣ταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης
3Σοήνης διὰ Παχομψάχιος βοηθοῦ.
4διέγραψεν Π̣αγχναυῦτις 1 l. Πατχναῦτις Παγ-
5χναύτεως 2l. Πατχναύτεως μητρὸς Τισᾶτις
6ὑπὲρ λαογ̣ραφίας κβ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ἐπ λόγου ῥυπ(αρὰς)
8δραχμὰς ὀκτώι 3 l. ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. (ἔτους) κβ
9Ἁδρια̣ν̣οῦ Κ̣αίσαρος
10τοῦ κ̣υρίου -?-

1 l. Πατχναῦτις
2 l. Πατχναύτεως
3 l. ὀκτώ
1Valerius Marion and his
2associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate
3of Syene through Pachompsachis, assistant.
4Thus has paid Patchnautis, son of Pat-
5chnautis and the mother Tisatis,
6for poll tax of year 22 of Hadrian
7Caesar the lord, on account, brutto,
8eight drachmae, = 8 dr. Year 22
9of Hadrian Caesar
10the lord, (month, day).
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12740 man Pachompsachis scribe Παχομψᾶχις boethos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 22 137 CE 138 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310116
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 73419
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.cair;;73
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310116 (= Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9643), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.