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Ostr. London, British Library 14123 (5790i)

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 14123 (5790i)
Publication Number O.Wilck. 140
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
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 9
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 misthotes Flavius Eutyches and supervisor Longinus Crispus through the assistant Sarapion for laographia and desmophylakon of year 11 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 ok.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φλάουις Εὐτυχὴς μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
2καὶ Λονγῖνος Κρίσπος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
3ἐπιτηρηταὶ διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ.
4διέγραψεν Παχνοῦβις Φενώφεως
5μητρὸς Ταχομτβήκιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τοῦ
6ἑνδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς ὀκτὼι 1 l. ὀκτὼ
8(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η Παῦνι ε̅. ζ̅ ἄλλας δραχμὰς ἐν-
9νέα (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) θ (ὀβολὸς) (γίνονται) ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτὸ (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς).

1 l. ὀκτὼ
1Flavius Eutyches, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2and Longinus Crispus and his associate
3supervisors through Sarapion, assistant.
4Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Phanophis
5and the mother Tachomtbekis, for poll tax of the
6eleventh year of Hadrianus Caesar
7the lord, on account, eight drachmae,
8= 8 dr., Payni 5. (Payni) 7, further nine drachmae
90,5 ob., for prison guards 0,5 ob., = 9 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
    13095 man Flavius Eutyches misthotes, freedman of Flavius Pansa Φλάουιος Εὐτυχὴς, ἀπελεύθερος Φλαουίου Πάν̣σα̣ Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 11 Payni 05 127 May 30 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310196
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76713
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;140
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310196 (= Ostr. London, British Library 14123 (5790i)), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .