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Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 843

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Collection München, Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst
Inventory Number Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 843
Publication Number O.Wilck. 159
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
Dating of Object Roman, Hadrian
Dating between 134 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Paniskos
Comments on Text Layout 7 lines
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Gellius Perses and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Paniskos, for the survey tax for palm groves, paid by Pachompapsenchnoubis and NN.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: Perses. l. 2 Panisk(ou) l. 3-4: Pachom-papsenchnoum() kai ---, l. 5: hyp. geom() phoinik. l. 6 Hadrianou
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Γέλλιος Πέρσης 1ed. Πέρσιςκαὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Πανίσκου 2ed. Πανίσ[κου]
3βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Παχομ-
4παψενχνούμιος 3ed. Παχομ[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] | Παψενχνούμ(ιος) καὶ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ 4ed. ὑπ(ὲρ) Traces γ̣ (ἔτους)
5ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας 5l. γεωμετρίας φοινικώνος 6ed. τιμῆς φοίνικ(ος) γενήματος ιζ (ἔτους)
6ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς ὀκτώ (ἡμιωβέλιον) (δίαλκον). (ἔτους) ιη Ἁδρια̣ν̣ο̣ῦ̣
7τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορὴ

1 ed. Πέρσις
2 ed. Πανίσ[κου]
3 ed. Παχομ[ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣] | Παψενχνούμ(ιος)
4 ed. ὑπ(ὲρ) Traces γ̣ (ἔτους)
5 l. γεωμετρίας
6 ed. τιμῆς φοίνικ(ος)
1Gellius Perses and his associate
2supervisoros of the Gate of Syene through Paniskos,
3assistant. Thus has paid Pachom-
4papsenchnoumis and ---,
5for survey tax on palm groves for the harvest of year 17,
6brutto, eight drachmas 2 ob. 2 ch. Year 18 of Hadrian
7the lord, Mesore
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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
    21970 man Gellius Perses epiteretes Γέλλιος Πέρσης Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 18 Mesore 30 134 August 23 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 311047
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilcken;;159
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 311047 (= Ostr. München, SMÄK ÄS 843), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.