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Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 842

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Collection München, Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst
Inventory Number Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 842
Publication Number O.Wilck. 171
Current Location München, Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst
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]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1890 and 1910


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) few letters missing at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 62
Column Height (in mm) 55
Line Distance x+62 x 55


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for the men how have fled (merismos epikephalaiou andron anakechorekoton)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Valerios Marion, supervisor of the Sacred Gate of Soene, for merismos epikephalaiou andron anakechorekoton of the first year (corrected).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (incl. corr. Fournet and O.Bankes, p. 238 and 235)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
2ἐπιτ(ηρηταὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
3Παχομψᾶχις βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πατ-
4σείβ̣δις Πετορζμήθου
5ὑπ(ὲρ) μ̣ερισμοῦ ἐπικεφαλίου ἀνδρῶν ἀνακεχωρηκότων
6α (ἔτους) ῥυπαρὰν (δραχμὴν) α (πεντώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) γ
8τοῦ κυρίου Ἁθὺρ ι̅.
1Valerius Marion and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Pachompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid Pat-
4sibtis, son of Petorzmethis,
5for the contribution for the men who have fled
6of year 1, brutto, 1 dr. 5 1/2 ob. Year 3
7of Antoninus
8the lord, Hathyr 10.
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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 03 Hathyr 10 139 November 7 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 311046
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilcken;;171
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 311046 (= Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 842), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.