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Ostr. London, British Library 5803

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5803
Publication Number O.Wilck. 176
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) Salt, Henry
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Salt, Henry
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Krall, Jakob


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors (epiteretai) through the assistant Pachompsachis for laographia of year 3 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Palachemis, son of Poueris and Tana?pos in year 4.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3-4 name: Pa-lachemis; l. 4-5 sugg. name Tana-potis. in ddb fehlt z. 2
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ(ῷ)
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
3Παχομψᾶχις βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρα(ψεν) Πα-
4λάχημις 1ed. Παχῦμις Πουήρεως μη(τρὸς) Τανα-? 2ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
5πῶτις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας γ (ἔτους) δραχ(μὰς) δέ-.
6κα πέντε τριόβολον 3 l. τριώβ[ολον] (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιε (τριώβολον)
7 (ἔτους) δ Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυρίου Ἁθὺρ ̣ ̣

1 ed. Παχῦμις
2 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
3 l. τριώβ[ολον]
1Valerius Marion and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Pachompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid Pa-
4lachemis, son of Poueris and the mother Tana-
5potis for poll tax of year 3, fif-
6teen drachmae three oboloi, = 15 dr. 3 ob.
7Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Hathyr ?.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σ (places.xml#8)
  • οήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    8090 not applicable (no further persons mentioned) (no further persons mentỈoned) (none)



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 04 Hathyr 140 October CE November date in text;



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    DatasetID 310204
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76746
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;176
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310204 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5803), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .