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Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 713

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Collection Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale
Inventory Number Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 713
Publication Number O.Strasb. 284
Current Location Strasbourg, Universitiy 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 (unknown)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution (unknown)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 131 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation broken in 3 pieces, joined
Comments on Object Innere Seite mit schwarzem Pech. 3 Fragmente, davon 2 geklebte, das dritte anepigraphisch.

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 Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakitikon) and contribution for the men who have fled (merismos andron anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antiochos Kassianos, Arrius Publianus, Iulius Maximus and their associate supervisors of the Sacred gate of Soene through the assistant Phanophis for laographia, desmophylakon and merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton, paid by Soter, son of P?
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (difficult)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχος Κασσιανὸς καὶ Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸς
2καὶ Ἰούλιος Μάξιμος καὶ οἱ σὺν α̣ὐτ̣ῶν 1l. αὐτοῖς ἐπιτηρηταὶ
3ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Φανῶφις βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Σωτὴρ
4Π ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -?- ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιε (ἔτους)
5δραχμὰς δεκαεπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον) δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) [(δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς)] καὶ ὑπὲρ μερισ-
6μοἐπικεφαλίου ἀνακεχωρηκότων τοῦ ιδ (ἔτους) δραχμὴν μίαν
7ὀβολ(ὸν) δίχαλκον (γίνεται) (δραχμὴ) α (ὀβολὸς) (δίχαλκον). (ἔτους) ιε Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
8Παῦνι ζ̅.

1 l. αὐτοῖς
1Antiochos Cassianus and Arrius Publianus
2and Iulius Maximus and their associate supervisors
3of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Phanophis, assistant. Thus has paid Soter,
4P(etorzmethis?) and the mother ---, for poll tax of year 15
5seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob., and for the contribution
6for the men who have fled of year 14 one drachma
7one obol two chalkoi, = 1 dr. 1 ob. 2 ch. Year 15 of Hadrian the lord,
8Payni 7.
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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
    12450 man Antiochos Kassianos epiteretes Antiochos Kasianos epiteretes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 15 Payni 07 131 June 1 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310237
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 75880
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.stras;1;284
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310237 (= Ostr. Strasbourg, BibNat O. gr.-dem. O. gr. 713), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.