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Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 119

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Inventory Number Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 119
Publication Number SB 13179 = O.Erem. 1

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 63 and
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 currently unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for laographia of year 9 of Nero, paid by Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis. Praktor unknown.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok photo missing: needed for identification of hand
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Πασινοῦς Πετορζμῆθις
3ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τοῦ ἐνάτου
4(ἔτους) Νέρωνος τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ
5λ̅ ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ἓξ,
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.
1Thus has paid
2Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis,
3for poll tax of the nineth
4year of Nero the lord, Mesore
530, silver drachmas sixteen,
6= 16 dr.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13355 man Pasinous, son of Petorzmethis, grandson of Pasinous (O.Erem. 2) Πασινοῦς Πετορζμήθιος Πασεινοῦς Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nero 09 Mesore 30 63 August 23 CE date in text;




DatasetID 310214
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 18264
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.erem;;1
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310214 (= Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 119), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.