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Ostr. unknown X

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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown X
Publication Number SB 28 17078
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]
Type of Discovery (unknown)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1867 and
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Raifé, Alfonse
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) de Rustafjaell, Robert


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 145 and 147
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 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (χειρωναξίου)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • 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 Papremithes, son of Haspaesis and Senpsansnos.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok no photo available, text as published
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ζήνων μισθωτὴς ἱε-
2ρᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
3Παχομψᾶχις βοηθοῦ. διέ-
4γραψε Παπρεμείθης Ἁρ-
5παήσιος μητρὸς Τινψαν-
6σνῶτος ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ̣ (ἔτους)
7ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς
8δύο. (ἔτους) ̣ Ἀντωνείνου
9Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
10 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ς̅.
1Zenon, tax farmer of the
2Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Pachompsachis, assistant. Thus has
4paid Papremithes, son of
5Harpaesis and the mother Tinpsan-
6snos, for trade tax of year ?
7brutto, twenty drachmas two
8obols. In year ? of Anoninus
9Caesar the lord,
10on 6th ---.,
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 06 145 CE 147 CE date according to the collector's time of office, year 9-10 of Antoninus, Nachtergael: year 9: 145-146 AD;




    DatasetID 310287
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 383670
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;28;17078
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310287 (= Ostr. unknown X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.