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Ostr. Berlin P. 343

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 343
Publication Number O.Wilck. 294
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 100 and 299
Criteria for Dating palaeography
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface abrased and covered with residue

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) Text hardly readable anymore
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt hardly readable, of collectors for taxes in money and kind of Syene.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok? title praktor argyrikon and sitikon of Syene is rare and rather 3rd. cent. ? text hardy readable
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σαραπίων ̣ ̣ ̣ καὶ Περσι ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν
2καὶ σιτικῶν Σοήνης . διέγραψ[ε]ν -?- ν ̣ ̣ ̣
3 ̣ην -?- ϛ (δραχμ ) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣χ -?- ν ̣ ̣ ̣
4κατὰ μέρος -?- οι
5π ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣νος -?- τ -?-
6τοῦ ε (ἔτους) κζ -?- μ -?-
1Sarapion --- and Persi---?, collectors of taxes in money
2and kind of Syene. Thus has paid ---
3--- (drachmas?) ---
4bit by bit ---
6of year 5, 27 ? ---
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    26935 man Persi--- WO 294 Περσι…… Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    100 CE 299 CE palaeographical dating;




    DatasetID 310249
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76858
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;294
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310249 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 343), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.