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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 114
Current Location (unknown)
Comments on Inventory wahrscheinlich BM?
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 119 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
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 Valerion and his associate tax farmers (misthotai) through the scribe Sarapion for laographia and desmophylakia, paid by ---?.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. corr. of Reiter)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ μισθωταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Σαραπίωνος
3γρ(αμματέως). διέγραψεν Παλαχῆμις1corr. Reiter, ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]χιμ̣ ̣. σ-
4Ἁρπαήσιος μητρὸς Σενπέρσης. 2corr. Reiter, ed. η̣σ̣ιος Ζ ̣ ̣ ̣υ Πέρσης
5λαογραφίας τρίτου ἔτους 3the scribe Sarapion does not use ὑπ(έρ) before the tax title.
6Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
7δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον),
8δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός).
9(ἔτους) δ Ἁδριανοῦ
10τοῦ κυρίου
11Χοίακ ̣̅

1 corr. Reiter, ed. ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]χιμ̣ ̣. σ-
2 corr. Reiter, ed. η̣σ̣ιος Ζ ̣ ̣ ̣υ Πέρσης
3 the scribe Sarapion does not use ὑπ(έρ) before the tax title.
1Valerion and the other tax farmers
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sarapion,
3scribe. Thus has paid Palachemis,
4son of Harpaesis and the mother Senperses,
5for poll tax of the third year
6of Hadrian the lord,
7seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob.,
8for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.
9Year 4 of Hadrian
10the lord,
11Choiak ?.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    23485 man Palachemis, son of Harpaesis and Senperses Παλαχῆμις Ἁρπαήσιος Σενπερσης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 04 Choiak 119 November 28 CE 119 December 27 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310281
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76688
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;114
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310281 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.