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Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [51]

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Collection Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Inventory Number Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [51]
Publication Number Aly, Congr. Warsaw 2
Current Location Cairo, Egyptian Museum
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
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 148 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at upper left corner

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 upper left corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of scribe of Domitius Fannianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Domitius Fannianus and Germanus, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine, for merismoi of year 11 of Antoninus, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Harpaesis and Tisatis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender mother in filiation



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς καὶ
2Γερμανὸς πράκτορες άργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
3διέ̣γραψεν Πετορζμῆθις Ἁρπαήσ-
4εος μητρὸς Τισᾶτις ὑπὲρ μερισ-
5μῶν ια (ἔτους) Ἁντωνίνου Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τέσσα-
7ρας (δραχμὰς) δ, Φ̣α̣ρ̣μουθι ς̅.
1Domitius Fannianus and
2Germanus, collectors for money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Harpaesis
4and the mother Tisatis, for contributions
5of year 11 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, four drachmas brutto,
7= 4 dr., Pharmouthi 6.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 11 Pharmuthi 06 148 April 1 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 315778
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 400198
    Papyri.info ddbdp
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 315778 (= Ostr. Cairo EM SR SR 18955 [51]), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.