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Ostr. London, British Library 5819

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5819
Publication Number O.Wilck. 195
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 Sarapion
  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 Iulius Domitius and Dioskourides and the associate supervisors (epiteretai) through the assistant Sarapion for cheironaxion of year 7 of Antoninus. paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia (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
1Ἰούλιος Δομίτιος καὶ Διοσ-
2κουρίδης καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ ἐπιτηρηταὶ
3ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος
4βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πατίβπτις Πετορζμήθου
5μητρὸς Σενπελαίας χειρωναξί-
6ου ζ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς
8δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον) Φαρμοῦθι κ̅.
1Iulius Domitius and Dios-
2kourides and the other supervisors
3of the Sacred Gate of Syene through Sarapion,
4assistant. Thus has paid Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis
5and the mother Senpelaia, for trade tax
6of year 7 of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, brutto, twenty drachmae two
8oboloi, = 20 dr. 2 ob., Pharmouthi 20.
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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
    15565 man Dioskourides (son of Polykrates) epiteretes Διοσκουρίδης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 07 Pharmuthi 20 144 April 15 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310209
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76763
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;195
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310209 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5819), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .