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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 144
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 128 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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
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 the epiteretes Longinus Crispus for poll tax, paid by Petorzmethis senior, son of Poueris and Tisatis; subscript of the epiteretes.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (text as in WO 144 with some small adjustments according to the facsimile)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγῖνος Κρίσπος καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ ἐπιτη-
2ρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης. διέγραψεν
3Πετορζμῆθις μείζων Πουήρεως μητρὸς
4Τισᾶτις λαογραφίας ιβ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
5δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς). (ἔτους) ιβ Ἁδριανοῦ
6τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ η̅.
7Λονγῖνος σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δέκα ἑπτὰ ὀβ(ολόν).
1Longinus Crispus and the other supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene. Thus has paid
3Petorzmethis senior, son of Poueris and the mother
4Tisatis, for poll tax of year 12 of Hadrian the lord,
5seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., of prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob. Year 12 of Hadrian
6the lord, Mesore 8.
7(hand 2) Longinus, I have signed for seventeen dr. 1 οβ.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13020 man Longinus Crispus epiteretes Longeinos Krispos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 12 Mesore 08 128 August 1 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310282
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76716
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;144
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310282 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.