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Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9653

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9653
Publication Number O.Cairo GPW 8
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 -92 and -91
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic, hand of Ammonios banker?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6 + y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for date palms (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 ---ichnubis, son of Otophis?, signed by the banker Ammonios.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok date wecher Ptolemäer???
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους κγ Χοιάχ.
2τέ̣τακται ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνῃ
3τρά̣πεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος εἰς τὸ
4αὐτὸ (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων
5 ̣ ̣ ̣ιχνου? Ὀτώφιος
6χα(λκοῦ) οὗ ἀλ(λαγὴ) χιλί̣ας̣ ρ, (γίνονται) Αρ.
6+y -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1Year 23, Choiak.
2Thus has paid to the bank in Syene
3for which Ammonios is in charge, for the
4same year for date palms
5---ichnou(bis?), son of Otophis?,
6thousand 100 copper drachmae including agio, = 1100 dr.
6+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συήνῃ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    23720 man ---ichnoubis, son of Otophis? …ιχνου Ὀτώφιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios X Alexander I 23 Choiak -92 December 14 BCE -91 January 12 BCE date in text;




    DatasetID 310117
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 73360
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.cair;;8
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310117 (= Ostr. Cairo EM CG CG 9653), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.