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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 206
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 146 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 of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Zenon, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Soene through Pachompsachis, assistant, for trade tax, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ζήνων Ἡρακλείδου μισθωτὴς
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Πα-
3χομψᾶχις βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
4Πατσεῖβδις Πετορζμήθου
5μητρὸς Θινπελαίας ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου
6θ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς εἴκοσι
8ὀβολοὺς δύο Ἐπεὶφ κ̅α̅.
1Zenon, son of Herakleides, tax farmer
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Pa-
3chompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid
4Patsibdis, son of Petorzmethis
5and the mother Senpelaia, for trade tax
6of year 9 of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, brutto, twenty drachmas
8two obols, Epeiph 21.
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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
    12740 man Pachompsachis scribe Παχομψᾶχις boethos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 09 Epeiph 21 146 July 15 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310284
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76774
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;206
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310284 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.