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Ostr. Berlin P. 310

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 310
Publication Number O.Wilck. 110
Current Location magazine
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]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution donation
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1875 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Travers, Consul Gustav


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 118 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation two pieces broken at left and joined

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) joined out of three fragments
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives private archive | Harpaesis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerion and his associate tax farmers for trade tax of year 2 of Hadrian, through the scribe Sarapion, paid by Harpaesis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis in year 3.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ μισθωταὶ ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήνης δι Σαραπίωνος γραμματέως .
3διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις Φανώφεως
4μητρὸς Ταχομτβῆκις χειρωνα-
5ξίου β (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ. (ἔτους) γ
6Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ ιζ.
1Valerion and the other tax farmers of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through the scribe Sarapion.
3Thus has paid Harpaesis, son of Phanophis
4and the mother Tachomtbekis, for trade
5tax of year 2 of Hadrian the lord, twelve drachmas, = 12 dr. Year 3
6of Hadrian the lord, Thoth 17.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12440 man Harpaesis, son of Phanophis and Tachomtbekis Harpaesis Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 03 Thoth 17 118 September 14 CE date in text;




DatasetID 310241
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76685
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;110
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310241 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 310), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.