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Ostr. Berlin P. 322

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 322
Publication Number O.Wilck. 190
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 1879 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Travers, Consul Gustav
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 142 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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 of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for laographia of year 5? of Antoninus Pius, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pete--- and Thinpetorzmethis.
Location of Composition Elephantine 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
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδω-
2ρος μισθ(ωταὶ) πύλης Σοή-
3νης διὰ Παχομψᾶχις βοηθοῦ .
4διέγρ(αψεν) Πετορζμῆθις Πετε-
5 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ μητ(ρὸς) Θινπετορζμήθου
6ὑπ(ὲρ) λαο(γραφίας) ε (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ
7ὀβολ(ὸν) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς). (ἔτους) ϛ Ἀντωνίνου
8Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ
1Herakleides and Isido-
2ros, tax farmers of the gate of Sye-
3ne, through Pachompsachis, assistant.
4Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pete-
5--- and the mother Thinpetorzmethis,
6for poll tax of year 5?, seventeen drachmas
7one obol, = 17 dr. 1 ob. Year 6 of Antoninus
8Caesar, the lord, Thoth
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοή- (places.xml#8)
  • νης (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 06 Thoth 09 142 September 6 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310246
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76759
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;190
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310246 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 322), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.