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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1855

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1855
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 2224
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 139 and 141
Criteria for Dating identification of collector
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation right and bottom 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
State of Preservation (Text) most of the text broken off, only 6 line beginnings preserved
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis scribe
Comments on Text Layout left part of sherd empty.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 22
Column Height (in mm) 32
Line Distance 22+y x 32+y


Text Content

Modern Title receipt
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the misthotai Herakleides and Isidoros through the scribe Pachompsachis. details lost.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλε̣ίδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος
2μισθω̣τ(αὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοή(νης) διὰ Πα-
3χομψᾶχις) βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρα(ψεν) ---
4χομ -?-
5μητ(ρὸς) -?-
6δ̣ -?-
6+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1Herakleides and Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Pa-
3chompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid ---
5and the mother ---
6+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Reserved Copyright
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοή(νης) (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    141 CE 143 CE dating on basis of identifidation of collectors;



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    DatasetID 310168
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 72857
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;2224
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310168 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1855), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.