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Ostr. Berlin P. 311

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 311
Publication Number O.Wilck. 153
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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
Certainty: high
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 5 1875 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Travers, Consul Gustav
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 132 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation small chit at the right margin broken off

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) small chip at the right hand margin broken off
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • 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 trade tax, paid by Petechnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and the mother Pachnoubis.
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
1Ἀντίοχος Κασιανὸς καὶ Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸς καὶ Ἰούλιος Μάξιμος καὶ οἱ
2σὺν αὐτοῖς ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Φανώφεως βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πετεχνοῦβις
3Παχνούβιος μητρὸς Ταχνούβιος ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ἑκκαιδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
4τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον). (ἔτους) ιϛ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
5Παχὼν θ.
1Antiochos Cassianus and Arrius Publianus and Iulius Maximus and their
2associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Phanophis, assistant. Thus has paid Petechnoubis,
3son of Pachnoubis and the mother Tachnoubis, for trade tax of the sixteenth year of Hadrian
4the lord, twenty drachmas two obols, = 20 dr. 2 ob. Year 16 of Hadrian the lord,
5Pachon 9.
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 16 Pachons 09 132 May 4 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310242
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76724
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;153
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310242 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 311), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.