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Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 374

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 374
Publication Number O.Bodl. II 1066
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 of Object April 19
Dating between 143 and 143
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 Palachemis scribe
Comments on Text Layout lower part left empty
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 90
Column Height (in mm) 36
Line Distance 90 x 36


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 misthotai Herakleides and Isidoros through the scribe Palachemis for cheironaxion in arears.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισθωταὶ
2πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Παλαχῆμις 1l. Παλαχήμιος βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψεν Π̣ασνῆβις Εἰεμούθου μητρὸς Θιαρ-
4πβηκις 2l. Θιαρ|πβήκιος χειροναξίου 3l. χειρω(ναξίου) ϛ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνείνου
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς ὀκτὼ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.
6Φαρμοῦθι κ̅δ̅. Παχὼν λ̅ ὁ αὐτὸς χειροναξίου 4l. χειρω(ναξίου) δραχμὰς τέσσαρες 5 l. τέσσαρας
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. ὁ αὐτὸς λαογραφίας δραχμὰς πέντε ὀβολὸν (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε (ὀβολὸς).

1 l. Παλαχήμιος
2 l. Θιαρ|πβήκιος
3 l. χειρω(ναξίου)
4 l. χειρω(ναξίου)
5 l. τέσσαρας
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers
2of the Gate of Syene, through Palachemis, assistant.
3Thus has paid Pasnebis, son of Iemouthes and the mother Thiar-
4pbekis, for trade tax of year 6 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, eight drachmas, = 8 dr.,
6Pharmouthi 24. Pachon 30, the same for trade tax four drachmas,
7= 4 dr. The same for poll tax 5 drachmas one obol, = 5 dr. 1 ob.
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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
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 06 Pachons 30 143 April 19 CE date in text. second and last installment;



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    DatasetID 310175
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 71753
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.bodl;2;1066
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310175 (= Ostr. Oxford Bodl. Gr. Inscr. 374), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.