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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1389

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1389
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 967
Current Location Oxford Ashmolean 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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object June 26
Dating between 142 and 142
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation left part broken off

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion scribe
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 70
Column Height (in mm) 57
Line Distance x+70 x 57+y


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for geometria phoinikonon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the misthotai Herakleides and Isidoros through the scribe Sarapion. For geometria phoinikonon
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 scibe's name Sarapionos (already Tait), l. 4 and 6
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακ(λείδης) καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισθωταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος 1l. ed. Παχομψ̣ά̣χ̣ις βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψε Παχνοῦβις Ψενχνούβιος
4ὑπὲρ γεωμετρίας φοινεικῶνος 2ed. φοινι⟦ι⟧κωνος
5γενήμα̣τ̣ος τοῦ δ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνε̣ίνου
6[Καίσ]αρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπ(αρὰς) δραχ(μὰς) τρεῖς 3 ed. τρῖς ⟦τε ̣ ̣⟧
7βολοὺς δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ (διώβολον) διὰ Βιήγχιος
8μένοντος ὑπὲρ τοῦ γ (ἔτους).
9(ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνείνου
10τοῦ κυρίο̣υ̣ Ἐπεὶφ β.

1 l. ed. Παχομψ̣ά̣χ̣ις
2 ed. φοινι⟦ι⟧κωνος
3 ed. τρῖς ⟦τε ̣ ̣⟧
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, through Sarapion, assistant.
3Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Psenchnoubis
4for the survey tax on palm groves
5for the harvest of year 4 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, brutto, three drachmas
7two obols, = 3 dr. 2 ob., through Bienchis.
8there remains a rest (of debt?) for the third year.
9Year 5 of Antoninus
10the lord, Epeiph 2.
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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
    12995 man Bienchis (intermediate) Bienchis Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 05 Epeiph 02 142 June 26 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310165
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71657
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;967
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310165 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1389), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.