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Ostr. London, British Library 5805

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5805
Publication Number O.Wilck. 191
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 10
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 the misthotai Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for laographia of year 5 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Patrasnouphis, son of Patchnaus and Thinpasenis in year 6.
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
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδω-
2ρος μισθωταὶ πύλης Σοήνης
3διὰ Παχομψᾶχις βοηθοῦ.
4διέγραψεν Πατρανσνοῦ-
5φις Πατχναῦτις μητρὸς
6Θινπασῆνις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
7ε (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἕξ
8ὀβολὸν (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ (ὀβολὸς). (ἔτους) ϛ
9Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
10τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ ι̅.
1Herakleides and Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the Gate of Syene,
3through Pachompsachis, assistant.
4Thus has paid Patransnouphis,
5son of Patchnautis and the mother
6Thinpasenis, for poll tax
7of year 5 sixteen drachmae
8one obolos, = 16 dr. 1 ob. Year 6
9of Antoninus Caesar
10the lord, Thoth 10.
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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
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 06 Thoth 10 142 September 7 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310206
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76760
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;191
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310206 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5805), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .