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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number SB I 1096
Current Location (unknown)
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 purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Goodwin, Prof. Harvard
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between -66 and
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 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for tax on fruit trees (akrodrya)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of Apollonios for akrodrya with signature of Apollonios the banker, paid by Zmethis, son of Peteharsnouphis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text translation eparourion?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους ιϛ, Φαῶφι ζ̅. τέτακται
2ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνῃ τράπεζαν, ἐφʼ ἧς Ἀπολλώνιος,
3εἰς τὸ ιε (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων Ζμῆθις
4Πετεαρσνοῦφις οἰκοδόμος
5χαλκοῦ οὗ ἀλλαγὴ δισχιλίας τριακοσίας
6τεσσαράκοντα πέντε, (γίνονται) Βτμε,
7Βωιε ἐπαρουρίου φπε
8χμε. Ἀπολλώνιος τραπεζίτης.
1Year 16, Phaophi 7. Thus has paid
2into the bank in Syene, of which Apollonios is in charge,
3for the year 15 for date palms, Zmethis,
4son of Peteharsnouphis, architect,
5copper drachmas with agio two thousand three hundred
6forty five, = 2345.
72815. for eparourion 585,
8645. Apollonios, banker.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Συήνῃ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34405 man Apollonios, banker ptol. Ἀπολλώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Kleopatra VII 16 Phaophi 07 -66 October 15 BCE date in text, incertain cf. BL XI, 193;




    DatasetID 310276
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 5608
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;1;1096
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310276 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.