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Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 85267

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 85267
Publication Number SB VI 9419, 1
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian 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 189 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Script, additional A Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand unknown 1 line demotic
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of the banker Diognetos* for the account of the oikonomos for the tax of palm trees, paid by Imouthes?*, signed by Hermias. with an additional line in demotic
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 tetaktai not there; l. 2 banker: Diognetos*, l. 4 tax payer: Imouthes*? l.5-6: amount dr. tessaras monon (= without agio???) date: probably Euergetes!?
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1(ἔτους) ιϛ Ἁθὺρ κε. 1ed. τέ(τακται) ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συ̣ήνηι
2τράπεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς Διόγνητος 2ed. Ακε ̣ ̣στος εἰς τὸν τῆς
3οἰκονομίας λόγον τοῦ ιϛ (ἔτους) ἀκρο-
4δ̣ρ̣ύ̣ω̣ν̣ Ἰμο̣ύ̣θη̣ς 3Ἱπποθ̣ίας χαλκοῦ πρὸς ἀργύριον (δραχμὰς) τέσσα-
5ρας μό̣ν̣ο̣ν 4ed. ὀ̣β̣ο̣λ̣(ὸν), (γίνονται) δ 5ed. (γίνονται) δ (ὀβολὸς). διʼ Ἑρμίου (δραχμαὶ) τέσσαρες̣ 6ed. τέσσαρε[ς (ὀβολὸς)]
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. 7ed. (δραχμαὶ) δ [(ὀβολὸς)].

1 ed. τέ(τακται)
2 ed. Ακε ̣ ̣στος
3 Ἱπποθ̣ίας
4 ed. ὀ̣β̣ο̣λ̣(ὸν)
5 ed. (γίνονται) δ (ὀβολὸς)
6 ed. τέσσαρε[ς (ὀβολὸς)]
7 ed. (δραχμαὶ) δ [(ὀβολὸς)]


7 1Transcription and translation of the Demotic by Jan Moje.sw 25 ḥḏ qd 2

1 Transcription and translation of the Demotic by Jan Moje.

1Year 16, Hathyr 25. (Thus has paid) to the bank in Syene
2of which Diognetos is in charge, to the account of
3the ressort of the oikonomos of year 16, for palm
4trees, Imouthes four copper dr. in silver standard
5only, = 4 dr. Through Hermias, four dr.,
6= 4 dr.
725th day: 2 silver kite.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συ̣ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    25540 man Diognetos, banker Διόγνητος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios III Euergetes 16 Hathyr 25 -231 January 12 BCE date in text; year incertain: Ptol. III. formerly dated to Ptol IV or V?;



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    DatasetID 310179
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5772
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9419 1
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310179 (= Ostr. Cairo EM JdE 85267), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic).