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Ostr. X

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Inventory Number Ostr. X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 230
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)
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 156 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 Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for unknown tax
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Serenos for incertain tax of year 20 of Antoninus, paid by Petamenor, son of Pachomios and the mother Taibis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no photo available, text as printed fake? cf. Wilcken, p. 69
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
3Πεταμενὼρ Παχώμιος μητρὸς Τάιβις
4ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ α 1tax? seems unlikely δραχ(μὰς) δέκα
5ὀβολοὺς δύο (δραχμὰς) ι (διώβολον). (ἔτους) κ Ἀντω-
6νείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Χοίακ κα.

1 tax? seems unlikely
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred gate
2of Syene, through the assistant Serenus. Thus has paid
3Petamenor, son of Pachomis and the mother Taibis,
4for ---? ten drachmas
5two obols, = 10 dr. 2 ob. Year 20 of Anto-
6ninus Caesar the lord, Choiak 21.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    34450 man Petamenor, son of Pachomios and Taibis Πεταμενὼρ Παχώμιος Τάιβις pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 20 Choiak 21 156 December 17 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 310288
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76797
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;230
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310288 (= Ostr. X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.