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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1623

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1623
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1065
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 between 133 and 134
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion scribe
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 68
Column Height (in mm) 48
Line Distance 68 x 48


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the epiteretes Iulius Sabinus through the scribe Sarapion for trade tax in arrears
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰο̣ύλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ οἱ σ̣ὺν αὐτ(ῷ) ἐπιτηρητ(αὶ)
2ἱερᾶ̣ς̣ π̣ύ̣λ̣η̣ς̣ Σ̣ο̣ή̣ν̣η̣ς̣ διὰ̣ Σαραπίω(νος) βοηθ(οῦ).
3διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις Α ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4μητρὸς Σενζ̣μήθιος ὑ̣π̣ὲρ χει̣ρ̣ωναξίου το̣ῦ̣ ὀ̣κτ̣ωκαιδεκά-
5τ̣ο̣υ̣ ἔ̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ς̣ Ἁ̣δ̣ρ̣ι̣α̣ν̣ο̣ῦ̣ Κ̣α̣ί̣σ̣α̣ρ̣ο̣ς̣ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κυρίου
6ῥυπαρὰς ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς ὀκτὼ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η -?-
7ι̅θ̣̅. κ̣̅ ἄλλας δ̣ρ̣α̣χμὰς ὀκτὼ
8(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.
1Iulius Sabinus and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, throug Sarapion, assistant.
3Thus has paid Harpaesis, son of A---
4and the mother Senzmethis, for trade tax of the eighteenth
5year of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
6brutto, on account, eight drachmas, = 8 dr. --- (month)
719. On the 20th further eight drachmas,
8= 8 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σ̣ο̣ή̣ν̣η̣ς̣ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13005 man Harpaesis, son of mother Thinzmethis Harpaesis, son of mother Thinzmethis pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 18 [//] 19 133 CE 134 CE date in text, month unknown;



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    DatasetID 310166
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71752
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1065
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310166 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1623), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.