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Ostr. Berlin P. 7863

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 7863
Publication Number O.Wilck. 1271
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 1891 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Stübel, Alphons
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Erman, Adolf
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 121 and 122
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Palachemis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
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 supervisor Sempronius Celer through the assistant Palachemis for poll tax of year 6 Hadrian, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Tisatis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 and supplies of l.1-2 (Sh. Aly, APF 63, S. 98)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σενπρώνιος Κέλερ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ διὰ Παλα- 1ed. [αὐτῷ ἐπιτ(ηρηταὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης)]| Σ̣ο̣ή(νης).
2χήμιος. διέγραψε Παχνοῦβις Πετορζ̣μήθιος
3μητρὸς Τισᾶτις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τοῦ ἕκτου (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
4τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον) δεσ(μοφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός).

1 ed. [αὐτῷ ἐπιτ(ηρηταὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης)]| Σ̣ο̣ή(νης).
1Sempronius Celer and his associates through Pala-
2chemis. Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis
3and the mother Tisatis, for poll tax of the sixth year of Hadrian Caesar
4the lord, seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21905 man Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Tisatis Παχνοῦβις Πετορζμήθου Θισατις Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 06 121 CE 122 CE date in text;




DatasetID 310253
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 77655
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;1271
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310253 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 7863), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.