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Ostr. Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library 3167

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Inventory Number Ostr. Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library 3167
Publication Number SB I 4362
Current Location Cambridge, Harvard, Houghton Library
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object 145
Dating between 145 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
State of Preservation no photo available

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
State of Preservation (Text) piece missing or not located
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand currently unknown. no photo available
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for the price of public dates of year 8 (corr.), paid by Phanophis, son of Heriechnoubis in year 9 of Antoninus Pius. Receipt?, 0145. In Greek. 6.5 x 10.5 cm.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l.3 name Heriechnoubis. corr. l. 5 harvest year should read 8, since the date is y. 9; receipts on date palmes are always paid in the year following the harvest-year.The date must read y. 9 since Soter and Papremithes do not collect in year 10!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης πράκτορες
2ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Φαν-
3ῶφις Ἑριεχνούβεως 1ed. Ἐρισεχνούθεωςθιμὴν 2 l. τιμὴν
4δημοσίου φύνικος 3 l. φοίνικ(ος) γενήματος
5θ 4l. η(ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου τοῦ κυρίου (δραχμὰς) δ (τριώβολον).
6(ἔτους) θ , Ἁθὺρ κ̅.

1 ed. Ἐρισεχνούθεως
2 l. τιμὴν
3 l. φοίνικ(ος)
4 l. η
1Soter and Papremithes, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Phan-
3ophis, son of Heriechnoubis, for the price
4of public dates of the harvest
5of year 8? of Antoninus the lord, 4 dr. 3 ob.
6Year 9, Hathyr 20.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Hathyr 20 145 November 16 CE date in text. ;




    DatasetID 310265
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 23120
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;4362
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310265 (= Ostr. Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library 3167), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.