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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1941

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1941
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 966
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 141 and 141
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation left 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
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 43
Column Height (in mm) 44
Line Distance x+43 x 44


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for geometria phoinikonos
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the misthotai Isidoros and Herakleides for geometria phoinikonos
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 7 was missing in orig. transcript date: year 5 of Antoninus, since collectors, scribe and formula are only attested in y. 5
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰσίδωρος καὶ Ἡρακλείδης μισθωταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθ̣οῦ.
3διέγραψαν Ψανσνῶς Ψενχνούβιος καὶ
4 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ὑπ(ὲρ) γεωμετρίας φοινεικῶνος 1l. φοινικ(ῶνος)
5γενήματος τοῦ δ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνείνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς ἓξ
7(ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνείνου τοῦ κυρίου 2line missing in ed.
8 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣

1 l. φοινικ(ῶνος)
2 line missing in ed.
1Isidoros and Herakleides, tax farmers
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sarapion , assistant.
3thus has paid Psansnos, son of Psenchnoubis, and
4NN --- for the survey tax on palm groves
5for the harvest of year 4 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, six drachmas brutto.
7Year 5 of Antoninus the lord,
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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
    13060 man ---nos, son of Psenchnubis ---nos, son of Psenchnubis Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 5? 141 CE 142 CE date on basis of combination of collectors and scribe: y. 5.;



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    DatasetID 310172
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71656
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;966
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310172 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 1941), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.