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Ostr. Private Collection Walker X

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Inventory Number Ostr. Private Collection Walker X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 158
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 134 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
State of Preservation (Text) piece not located, no photo
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakon)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Julius Sabinus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through the assistant Sarapion, for poll tax and prison guards of year 18 of Hadrian, paid by Sansnos, son of Psem(?) and Senpelaia.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (text as in O.Wilck.) no photo
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ οἱ
2λοιποὶ ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς
3πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος
4βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Σαν-
5σνὼς Ψε ̣μ? μητρὸς Σεν-
6πελαίας λαογραφίας τοῦ ὀκτοκαι-
7δεκάτου 1 l. ὀκτωκα[ι]|δεκάτο ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
8Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα
9ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμ(οφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς)
10Παῦνι ι̅γ̅.

1 l. ὀκτωκα[ι]|δεκάτο
1Iulius Sabinus and the
2the other supervisors of the Sacred
3Gate of Syene, through Sarapion,
4assistant. Thus has paid San-
5snos, son of Psem(?) and the mother Sen-
6pelaia, for poll tax of the eighteenth
7year of Hadrian
8Caesar the lord, drachmas seven-
9teen 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.,
10Payni 13.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 18 Payni 13 134 June 7 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310279
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76729
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;158
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310279 (= Ostr. Private Collection Walker X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.