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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1934

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1934
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 461
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 211 and 211
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation lower left corner 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) lower left corner broken off.
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 75
Column Height (in mm) 40
Line Distance 75 x 40


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the misthotai Iulius Maximus and Leonides, s. of Eutyches, through the assistant Marcus, for poll tax of year 15, paid by Ammonios, slave of Er---?
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. date: year 15 of S.Sev. + Caracalla + Geta = 207, name of slave owner incertain
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Μάξιμος καὶ Λεωνίδη̣ς
2Εὐτύχου μ̣ισ̣θ̣ωταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σο̣ή̣νης δ̣ι̣ʼ
3ἐμοῦ Μάρκου βοηθ̣οῦ. διέ̣γ̣ρ̣α̣ψ̣εν Ἀμώ-
4νιος̣ δοῦ̣λ̣ος ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣χ( ) Ε̣ρ ̣ ̣ ̣ξ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
5πὲρ λαογ̣ρ̣αφίας λημμάτων ιε 1ed. ιθ̣ (ἔτους) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
6Ἐπεὶφ ι̅η̅.

1 ed. ιθ̣
1Iulius Maximus and Leonides,
2son of Eutychos, tax farmers of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3me, Marcus, assistant. Thus has paid Ammo-
4nios, slave of Er--- NN ---
5for poll tax of the accounting of year 15 ---
6Epeiph 18.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σο̣ή̣νης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13055 man Ammonios doulos Ammonios doulos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Septimius Severus + Caracalla + Geta 15 Epeiph 18 207 July 12 CE date in text; year corrected: y. 15 of Septimius Severus + Caracalla + Geta;



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    DatasetID 310171
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71162
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;461
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310171 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1934), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.