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Ostr. London, British Library 5823

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 5823
Publication Number O.Wilck. 135
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) Sams, Joseph
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Sams, Joseph
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 Palachemis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Sempronius Celer and the praktor Didymion through the assistant Palachemis for merismos andron anakechorekoton of year 5 and 6 of Hadrian, paid by Ammonios, son of Ammonios in year 10 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. most of the lacuna at the end newly supplied, readings ok.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σενπρώνιος Κέλερ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ(ῷ) 1ed. [οἱ σὺν αὐτ(ῷ) ἐπιτηρητ(αῖ) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοή(νης)]
2καὶ Διδυμίων πράκτωρ διὰ Παλ̣αχ(ήμιος). διέγρ(αψεν) 2ed. Πα[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρ(αψεν)]
3Ἀμμώνιος Ἀμμωνίου μητρὸς Τι̣ -ca. 5- ὑπ(ὲρ) μερ(ισμοῦ) 3ed. Τ[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
4ἀνακεχωρηκότων ε (ἔτους) καὶ ϛ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5δραχμὰς δύο (δίχαλκον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (δίχαλκον). (ἔτους) ι Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος 4ed. Ἁδρια[νοῦ]
6τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορ ι̅.

1 ed. [οἱ σὺν αὐτ(ῷ) ἐπιτηρητ(αῖ) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοή(νης)]
2 ed. Πα[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρ(αψεν)]
3 ed. Τ[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]
4 ed. Ἁδρια[νοῦ]
1Sempronius Celer and his associates
2and Didymion, collector, through Palachemis. Thus has paid
3Ammonios, son of Ammonios and the mother Ti---, for the contribution
4for those who have fled of year 5 and year 6 of Hadrianus Caesar the lord
5two drachmae 2 ch(alkoi), = 2 dr. 2 ch. Year 10 of Hadrianus Caesar
6the lord, Mesore 10.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4693 man Ammonios son of Ammonios Ἀμώνιος Ἀμμωνίου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 10 Mesore 10 126 August 3 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 310211
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76708
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;135
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310211 (= Ostr. London, British Library 5823), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .