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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1279

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1279
Publication Number O.Eleph. DAIK 070
Current Location magazine Assuan
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]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
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 Ammonios the telones???
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for monthly trade tax (cheironaxion meniaion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Sokration, collector for monthly trade tax of Syene, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Harabro-?, in year 6 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 name: Harab(ro-?), cf. Shereen Aly, Receipts for Various taxes from Elephantine, Nr. 3: O.Cairo SR 18955.16, comm. ad l. 2, ZPE *** 2021?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωκρατί̣ω̣ν̣ καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ πράκτορες
2χειροναξίου 1 l. χειρωναξίου μηνιαίου Σοήνης. διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις
3Ἁραβρο-? 2ed. Ἀραβ(άρχου) ὑπὲρ χειροναξίου 3 l. χειρωναξίου τοῦ ϛ (ἔτους)
4Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου
6δραχμὰς τέσσερες (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ.
7Ἀμμώνιος γραμματεὺς Παῦνι λ̅.

1 l. χειρωναξίου
2 ed. Ἀραβ(άρχου)
3 l. χειρωναξίου
1Sokration and the other collectors
2of the monthly trade tax of Syene. Thus has paid Petorzmethis,
3son of (?) Harabro-?, for trade tax of year 6
4of Hadrian Caesar
5the lord, on account,
6four drachmas, = 4 dr.
7Ammonios, scribe, Payni 30.
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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
    18465 man Ammonios telones pentekostes Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 06 Payni 30 122 June 24 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310141
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 24245
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.eleph.wagner;1;70
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310141 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1279), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.