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Ostr. Berlin P. 349

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 349
Publication Number O.Wilck. 182
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 141 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded and damaged.

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) ostracon complete, surface damaged, parts of text lost
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) and contribution for the men who have fled (merismos andron anakechorekoton)
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 4 of Antoninus Pius and for the contribution for those who have fled of year 2, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis and Senpelaia.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (minor changes)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡ̣ρακλείδη̣ς̣ καὶ Ἰσίδωρος
2μισθ(ωταὶ) πύλ(ης) Σοήνης διὰ Παχομ-
3ψᾶχις βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις
4Παχνούβεως μητρὸς Θιν-
5πελαίας ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογραφίας δ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα
6ἑπτὰ̣ ὀβολὸν (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός), μερ-
7ισ̣μοῦ ἐ̣π̣ι̣κ̣εφαλίου ἀ̣νδρῶν ἀ̣νακεχωρηκότων β (ἔτους) ̣ ̣ ̣.
8(ἔτους) δ Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
9τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ ̣ ̣
1Herakleides and Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the gate of Syene, through Pachom-
3psachis, assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis,
4son of Pachnoubis and the mother Thin-
5pelaia, for poll tax of year 4 , drachmas seven-
6teen 1 obol, = 17 dr. 1 ob., for the con-
7tribution for the men who have fled of year 2 (amount).
8Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar
9the lord, Mesore ?.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (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 04 Mesore 141 July CE 141 August CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310250
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76752
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;182
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310250 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 349), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.