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Ostr. Private Collection Appelton X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Private Collection Appelton X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 150
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 129 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, hand ? no photo
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for customs duties
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for custom duties for 2000 empty jars.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2: scribe Ammonides. no photo: check names
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀμμώνιος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2τελῶναι πεντηκοστῆς λιμένος Σοήνης διὰ Ἀμμωνίδου 1cf. SB 7580
3 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Εἰρηνίῳ Τυράν-
4νου χαίρειν. ἀπέχομεν παρὰ σοῦ τω 2l. τὸ
5γινόμενον τέλος ὁ͂ν 3 l. ὧν ἐξήγαγες κούφον 4 l. κούφων
6λαγύνων Β. (ἔτους) ιγ Ἁδριανοῦ
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ

1 cf. SB 7580
2 l. τὸ
3 l. ὧν
4 l. κούφων
1Ammonios and his associate
2tax farmers for the 2% tax of the harbour of Syene, through Ammonides.
3--- to Eirenios, son of Tyran-
4nos, greeting. We have received from you the
5appropriate tax the empty jars you have exported,
6jars 2000. Year 13 of Hadrian
7Caesar the lord, Mesore
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4449 man Ammonides grammateus Ἀμωνίδης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 13 Mesore 18 129 August 11 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310278
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76722
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;150
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310278 (= Ostr. Private Collection Appelton X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.