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Ostr. London, British Library 14060 (5791q)

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14060 (5791q)
Publication Number O.Wilck. 123
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
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: corrected: year 6
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 Sarapion
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakitikon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of supervisor (epiteretes) Sempronius Celer through the scribe Sarapion for laographia and desmophylakia of year 7 of Hadrian, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis (archive).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 Sarapionos, l. 4 Pachnoubis
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σεμπρώνιος Κέλερ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3δι Σαραπίωνος 1ed. Σαραπαμῶνο(ς). διέγραψεν
4Παχνοῦβις 2ed. Π[α]χνοῦμις Φανώφεως
5μητρὸς Ταχομτβῆκις λαογραφίας
6τοῦ ἑβδόμου ἔτους
7Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8δραχμὰς τέσσαρες (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ,
9vac. Παχὼν ε̅.
10ϛ̅ ἄλλας δραχμὰς δέκα τρεῖς (ἡμιωβέλιον),
11δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιγ (ὀβολὸς) (γίνονται) ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτὸ (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς).

1 ed. Σαραπαμῶνο(ς)
2 ed. Π[α]χνοῦμις
1Sempronius Celer and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene
3through Sarapion. Thus has paid
4Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis
5and the mother Tachomtbekis, for poll tax
6of the seventh year
7of Hadrianus Caesar the lord
8four drachmae, = 4 dr.,
9Pachon 5.
10(Pachon) 6, further thirteen drachmae 0,5 ob.,
11for prison guards 0,5 ob., = 13 dr. 1 ob., = in total 17 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
    4307 man Pachnoubis (alias Pabos), son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis, (Thrakidas?) Παχνοῦβις Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 07 Pachons 05 123 April 30 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310194
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76696
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;123
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310194 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14060 (5791q)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .