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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1847

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1847
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1064
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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation right side broken off.

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
Comments on Text Layout broad margin on left and top
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 45
Column Height (in mm) 50
Line Distance x+45 x 50


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 theepiteretes Arrius Publianus through the scribe Sarapion. subscript of collector.
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
1Ἄρειος 1 l. Ἄρριος Πουπλια̣νὸς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ(ῷ) ἐπι-
2τηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς π̣ύλ(ης) Σοήνης. διέγραψ(εν)
3Παχομπαρυώθ̣ης Σαραπίωνος
4μητρὸς Σενπ̣ορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου τρισ-
5καιδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁ̣δριανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολ(οὺς) δύο
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον). Παῦνι ε̣ -ca.?-
8 Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸ̣ς σεση(μείωμαι) δραχ(μὰς)
9εἴκοσι ὀβο̣λ̣οὺς δύο.

1 l. Ἄρριος
1Arrius Publianus and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene. Thus has paid
3Pachomparyothes, son of Sarapion
4and the mother Senpetorzmethis, for trade tax of the
5thirteenth year of Hadrian Caesar
6the lord, twenty drachmas two obols,
7= 20 dr. 2 ob., Payni 5. ---?
8(hand 2) Arrius Publianus, I have signed (for)
9twenty drachmas two obols.
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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
    13010 man Arrius Publianus epiteretes Areios Pouplianos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 13 Payni 05 129 May 30 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310167
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71751
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1064
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310167 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1847), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.