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Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 122

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Inventory Number Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 122
Publication Number SB 13182 = O.Erem. 4

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 88 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 of Sokrates?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
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 of Praktor Sokrates for poll tax and trade tax of year 6 of Domitian, paid by Papremithes, son of Hatpes, in year 7. without signature
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (small change)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψε Παπρεμίθης Ἀτπήειτος
2ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ἕκτου (ἔτους) Δομιτιανο
3τοῦ κυρίου τὰς λοιπὰς ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) 1ed. (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ,
4Traces (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.
5ζ (ἔτους) Φαρ̣μ̣ο̣ῦ̣θι η̅.

1 ed. (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ)
1Thus has paid Papremithes, son of Hatpes,
2for poll tax of the sixth year of Domitian
3the lord, the remaining 12 silver dr.,
4--- = 16 dr.
5Year 7, Pharmouthi 8.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13180 man Papremithes, son of Hatpes Παπρεμίθης Ἀτπῆς pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Domitian 07 Pharmuthi 08 88 April 3 CE date in text;




DatasetID 310218
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 18275
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.erem;;4
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310218 (= Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 122), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.