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Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X

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Collection Wimborne Minster, Kingston Lacy estate, private collection John Bankes
Inventory Number Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X
Publication Number O.Wilck. 133
Current Location Wimborne Minster, Kinston Lacy
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 find (unspecified)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Bankes, William John
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution old stock
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1815 and 1818
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) (not relevant)


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 125 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 Palachemis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Valerion? and Didymion, misthotai or epiteretai? of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Palachemis, for cheironaxion, paid by Kalasiris, son of --- and Senmeaus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1 only title misthotes in lacuna, cf. O.Minor F1. l. 2-3 San-snotos
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων καὶ Διδυμίων μισ̣θ(ωταὶ) 1cf. O.Minor F 1. ed. Διδυμίω[ν μ]ισ[θωταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης]
2διὰ Παλαχήμιος. διέγραψε Καλασῖρις Σ̣α̣ν̣-
3σ̣ν̣ωτος 2ed. ̣ ̣ ̣| ̣ ̣ωτος μητρὸς Σενμεαῦτος ὑπὲρ χειρωναξ-
4ίου τοῦ ἐνάτου (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολοὺς δύο (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον)
6Μεσορὴ α̅.

1 cf. O.Minor F 1. ed. Διδυμίω[ν μ]ισ[θωταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης]
2 ed. ̣ ̣ ̣| ̣ ̣ωτος
1Valerion and Didymion, tax farmers,
2through Palachemis. Thus has paid Kalasiris, son of San-
3snos and the mother Senmeaus, for trade tax
4of the nineth year of Hadrian Caesar
5the lord, twenty drachmas two obols, = 20 dr. 2 ob.,
6Mesore 1.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4451 man Didymion praktor Διδυμίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 09 Mesore 01 125 July 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 310290
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 76706
Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;133
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310290 (= Ostr. Wimborne Minster, Private collection Bankes X), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.