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Inventory Number Ostr. unknown ?
Publication Number O.Wilck. 156
Current Location (unknown)
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 (unknown)
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) (unknown)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 131 and 132
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation unknown

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 lower left corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of assistant Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakitikon) and contribution for the men who have fled (merismos andron anakechorekoton)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antiochos Kassianos, Arrius Publianus, Iulius Maximus and their associate supervisors of the Sacred gate of Soene through the assistant Phanophis for laographia, desmophylakon and merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Poueris and the mother Tisatis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 7: F. Reiter APF 63, 284-285
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχος Κασιανὸς καὶ Ἄρριος Πουπλιανὸς καὶ Ἰούλιος Μά-
2ξιμος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι
3Φανώφεως βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις Πουήρεως
4μητρὸς Τισάτιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ἑκκαιδεκάτου ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
5τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς), καὶ ὑπὲρ
6ἐπικεφαλίου ἀνδ(ρῶν) ἀνακεχ(ωρηκότων) τοῦ ιε (ἔτους) δραχμὴν μίαν
7ἡμιωβέλιον 1cf. Reiter. (ἔτους) ιϛ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣

1 cf. Reiter
1Antiochos Cassianus and Arrius Publianus and Iulius Ma-
2ximus and their associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Phanophis, assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Poueris
4an dthe mother Tisatis, for poll tax of the sixteenth year of Hadrian
5the lord, seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob, = 17 dr. 1 ob., and for
6the contributions for the men who have fled, one drachma 1/2 ob. Year 16 of Hadrian the lord ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12450 man Antiochos Kassianos epiteretes Antiochos Kasianos epiteretes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 16 131 CE 132 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 315402
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76727
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;156
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 315402 (= Ostr. unknown ?), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.