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Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 132

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Inventory Number Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 132
Publication Number SB 13209 = O.Erem. 32
Current Location St. Petersburg, Eremitage
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Behen nuts
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of unknown collector, through the assistant Valerios, for myrobalanoi (behen-nuts), paid by Krios Melanos?
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text photo missing.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1- ? -Σοήνης δι Οὐαλερίου βοηθοῦ
2- ? - ὀνόματος Κριοῦ Μέλανος
3- ? -ου μυροβαλάνων γενήματος ια (ἔτους)
4- ? -ριου ματίου ἥμυσου 1 l. ἥμισυ Μεσορὴ ̣

1 l. ἥμισυ
1--- of Syene, through Valerios, assistant.
2(Thus has paid) ---, on account of Krios, son of Melas,
3for --- of behen-nuts of the harvest of year 11
4--- the lord? 1/2 mation, Mesore ?.
Places (read out from edition)
  • οήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    28750 man Krios, son of Melas Κριοῦ Μέλανος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius 11 Mesore 171 July 25 CE 171 August 23 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310223
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 18325
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.erem;;32
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310223 (= Ostr. St. Petersburg, Hermitage O. 132), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.