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Ostr. Cairo EM 18955

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM 18955
Publication Number Shereen A. Aly 102
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum (transferred to the museum in 1912)
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: medium
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery excavation or purchase
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Simon, James


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 187 and 188
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at bottom

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) broken at bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Marcus Annius Nemonianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for the third of Behen-nuts
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text Übersetzung eikasmou
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Διόσκορ̣ο̣ς ἐπιτηρητὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι' ἐμοῦ Μάρ-
2κ̣ου Ἀννίου Νεμωνιανοῦ ἀπαιτητοῦ . ἐμέτρησεν Πάχνου-
3β̣ι̣ς μητρὸς Θινπατχναῦτις ὑπὲρ (τρίτης) εἰκασμοῦ μυρο-
4β̣αλάνου γενήματος κζ (ἔτους) ό̣ν̣όματος Πετεσοῦχος
5Π̣ετ̣εβασμητις καὶ Πετεβασμητις μίζων
6καὶ Πετεβασμητις Ὥρου κα̣ὶ τῶν τῆς
7Λιβύης Πετεβασμητις Παχν̣ού̣(βιος?)
8ἐπὶ λόγου μάτια δύ̣ο̣ (γίνονται) -?-
8+x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1Dioskoros, supervisor of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through me, Marcus
2Annius Nemonianus, collector. Thus has paid (measured) Pachnoubis,
3son of the mother Thinpatchnautis, for the third of the nome? of behen-
4nuts of the harvest of year 27, on the name of Petesouchos,
5son of Petepazmetis, and Petepazmetis the elder
6and Petepazmetis, son of Horos, and from those of the
7west side Petepazmetis, son of Pachnoubis?,
8on account, two matia, = 2 (matia).
8+x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cairo 18955-102_S1_001
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)
  • ιβύης (places.xml#121)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    24110 man Dioskoros epiteretes Διόσκορος επιτ() Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 28 187 CE 188 CE date in text;



    Cairo 18955-102_S1_001
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    previousely unpublished


    DatasetID 312771
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer, Shereen A. Aly
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 312771 (= Ostr. Cairo EM 18955), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Shereen A. Aly.