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Ostr. Cairo EM TR TR 26/8/23/1

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM TR TR 26/8/23/1
Publication Number SB VI 9419, 2
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between -113 and -77
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of Ammonios for akrodrya with signature of Ammonios the banker, paid by Pelaias, son of Psenophmoutes.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 and 8: name of banker: Ammonios! l. 9 second amount 180! date: -113 or -77, with Banker Ammonios
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους ε Ἁθὺρ ϛ̣. τέτακται
2ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Σο̣ήνῃ τράπεζαν ἐφʼ ἧς
3Ἀμμώνιος 1ed. Ἀπολ( ) εἰς τὸ αὐτὸ (ἔτος)
4ἀκρο̣δρύων Πελαίας
6χαλκοῦ οὗ ἀλλαγὴ ἑκατὸν
8(γίνονται) ρν. Ἀμμώνιος 2ed. Ἀπολ( ) τραπεζίτης
9ρπ. 3ed. ρξε̣

1 ed. Ἀπολ( )
2 ed. Ἀπολ( )
3 ed. ρξε̣
1Year 5, Hathyr 6. Thus has paid
2to the bank in Syene, for which
3Ammmonios is in charge, for the same year,
4for palm trees, Pelaias,
5son of Psenophmoutes,
6copper including extra charges hundred
8= 150. Ammonios, banker.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σο̣ήνῃ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4005 man Ammonios (Trapezit) Ἀμμώνιος = Ἀμώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Ptolemaios IX Soter II 05 Hathyr 06 -113 November 24 BCE date in text, emperor incertain;




    DatasetID 310258
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 6215
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9419 2
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310258 (= Ostr. Cairo EM TR TR 26/8/23/1), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.