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Ostr. London, British Library 5804

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5804
Publication Number O.Wilck. 175
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 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 Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax
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 cheironaxion of year 3 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia (archive).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. missprint? l. 3-4: Pa-tseibdis.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων καὶ οἱ
2σὺν αὐτ ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3διὰ Παχαψᾶχις βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πα-
4τσείβδις 1ed. ΠατεσίβδιςΠετορζμήθου ὑπὲρ
5χειρωναξίου γ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς εἴκοσι
6ὀβολοὺς δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον). (ἔτους) γ
7Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυρίου Ἐπὶφ ι̅ζ̅.

1 ed. Πατεσίβδις
1Valerios Marion and his
2associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene
3through the assisant Pachompsachis. Thus has paid
4Patsibdis, son of Petorzmethis, for
5trade tax of year 3 twenty drachmae
6two oboloi, = 20 dr. 2 ob. Year 3
7of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Epeiph 17.
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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
    12740 man Pachompsachis scribe Παχομψᾶχις boethos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 03 Epeiph 17 140 July 11 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310205
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76745
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;175
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310205 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5804), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .