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Ostr. London, British Library 12096

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 12096
Publication Number O.Wilck. 264
Current Location London, British Library
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]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
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
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenos boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


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 Stephanos and his associate supervisors (epiteretai) of the Sacred Gate of Syene through the assistant Serenos, for laographia of year 11 of Marcus Aurelius, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Patsibtis and Talilaouis (archive).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. name l. 3 Pach() in ZPE 202
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στέφανος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ ἐπιτηρηταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
3Πάχ̣νουβις 1ed. Παου( ) Πατσίβτε̣ο̣ς μητρὸς Ταλειλα̣ύ̣εις
4ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ια (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ ὀβολὸν (δραχμὰς) ιζ (ὀβολὸν).
5(ἔτους) ια Αὐρηλίου Ἀντωνίνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ ι̅θ̅.

1 ed. Παου( )
1Stephanos and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Serenos, assistant. Thus has paid
3Pachnoubis, son of Patsibtis and the mother Talilauis,
4for poll tax of year 11 seventeen drachmae and one obolos, = 17 dr. 1 ob.
5Year 11 of Aurelius Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, Mesore 19.
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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
    4467 man Pachnoubis, son of Patsibtis and Talilaouis Παχνοῦβις Πατσίβτεος Ταλειλαύεις Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 11 Mesore 19 171 August 12 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310182
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76831
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;264
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310182 (= Ostr. London, British Library 12096), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .