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Ostr. Oxford, Sackler Library EES O. 4

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Inventory Number Ostr. Oxford, Sackler Library EES O. 4
Publication Number SB 28, 17230
Current Location Oxford, Sackler Library
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: low
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 27 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 probably of praktor Pachompretis, son of Pelaias
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for laographia of year 13 of Tiberius, paid by Petesouchos, son of Pachompasenis; handwriting very probably of praktor Pachompretis, son of Pelaias.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Comments on Text ok. argyriou archaiou ???
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Πετεσοῦχος Παχ-
3ομπασήνιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
4τοῦ ιγ (ἔτους) Τιβερίου
5Καίσαρος Σεβαστοῦ
6Επεὶφ ιγ, ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς 1 or ἀρχ(αίου)?
7ὀκτώι 2 l. ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.

1 or ἀρχ(αίου)?
2 l. ὀκτώ
1Thus has paid
2Petesouchos, son of Pach-
3ompasenis, for poll tax
4of the 13th year of Tiberius
5Caesar Augustus,
6Epeiph 13, silver drachmas
7eight, = 8 dr.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4568 man Petesouchos, son of Pachompasenis Πετεσουχος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 13 Epeiph 13 27 July 7 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 310418
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 135983
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;28;17230
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 310418 (= Ostr. Oxford, Sackler Library EES O. 4), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.