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Ostr. London, British Library 12430

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 12430
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1460
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 Marcus Annius Nemonianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for the third of Behen-nuts
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Aurelius Dionysios and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Marcus Annius Nemonianus, for trite eikasmou myrobalanon of the harvest of year 26 of Commodus, paid by Tamet on account of Peteptesetis, son of Poueris, in year 27 of Commodus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3, name: Peteptesetis, son of Pou-eris
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender woman taxpayer on account of a man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Αὐρήλιος Διονύσιος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διʼ ἐμοῦ Μάρκου
3Ἀννίου Νεμωνιανοῦ ἀπαιτητοῦ. ἐμέτρησεν
4Ταμὴτ ὑπὲρ (τρίρης) εἰκασμοῦ μυροβαλάνων
5γενήματος κϛ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος Πετεπτεσῆτις Που- 1ed. Πετεπταυὴτ ἰδίου
6ήρεως 2ed. φ̣ο̣ρμοῦ ἀπὸ ματίων τριῶν
7τὸ ἐπιβάλλον συ 3l. αὐτ(ῷ) μέρος.
8(ἔτους) κζ // Ἁθὺρ

1 ed. Πετεπταυὴτ ἰδίου
2 ed. φ̣ο̣ρμοῦ
3 l. αὐτ(ῷ)
1Aurelius Dionysios and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through me, Marcus
3Annius Nemonianus, collector. Thus has measured out
4Tamet for the third of estimated value of Behen-nuts
5of the harvest of year 26, on account of Peteptesetis, son of Pou-
6eris, from three matia
7the part due to him.
8Year 27, Hathyr
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12520 man Aurelios Dionysios epiteretes Aurelios Dionysios Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 27 Hathyr 08 186 November 4 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 310184
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 77791
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;1460
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310184 (= Ostr. London, British Library 12430), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .