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Ostr. London, British Library 14119 (5805b)

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14119 (5805b)
Publication Number O.Wilck. 148
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) Gadsby, John
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Gadsby, John
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob


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 scribe Sarapion
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Arrius Publianus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gale of Syene (through the scribe Sarapion) for poll tax and prison guards of year 13 of Hadrian, paid by Hatpes, son of Papremithes and Senpoueris with signature of Arrius Publianus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῶι
2πιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης.
3διέγραψεν Ἀτπῆς Παπρεμμεί-
4θου μητρὸς Σενβαμ̣πουῆρις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
5τοῦ τρισκαιδεκάτου 1 l. τρεισκαιδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα
7ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς)
8Ἐπεὶφ ε̅.
9 Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸς σεσημείωμαι δραχμὰς
10δέκα ἑπτὰ ὀβολόν.

1 l. τρεισκαιδεκάτου
1Arrius Publianus and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene.
3Thus has paid Hatpes, son of Papremithes
4and the mother Senpampoueris, for poll tax
5of the thirteenth year of Hadrianus
6Caesar the lord seventeen drachmae
70,5 ob., for prison guards 0,5 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.,
8Epeiph 5.
9(2.hand) Arrius Publianus, I have signed (for)
10seventeen drachmae one obolos.
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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
    13010 man Arrius Publianus epiteretes Areios Pouplianos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 13 Epeiph 05 129 June 29 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310195
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76720
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;148
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310195 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14119 (5805b)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .