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Ostr. Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde, Papyrussammlung O. 408

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Inventory Number Ostr. Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde, Papyrussammlung O. 408
Publication Number P.Köln II 115
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
Dating of Object 6 June 142
Dating between 142 and 142
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface slightly damaged.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface slightly damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for cheironaxion of the 5th year of Antoninus Pius, paid by Pelaias, son of Herichnoubis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισ-
2θωταὶ πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Παχομ-
3ψάχις βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πελαί-
4ας Ἑριεχνούβεως ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου
5ε (ἔτους) δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς δύο,
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον). (ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνίνου
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8Παῦνι ι̅β̅.
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax
2farmers of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Pachom-
3psachis, assistant. Thus has paid Pelaias,
4son of Heriechnoubis, for trade tax
5of year 5 twenty drachmas two obols,
6= 20 dr. 2 ob. Year 5 of Antoninus
7Caesar the lord,
8Payni 12.
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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
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 05 Payni 12 142 June 6 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310229
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 21212
    Papyri.info ddbdp/p.koeln;2;115
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310229 (= Ostr. Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde, Papyrussammlung O. 408), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.