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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2360

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2360
Publication Number ined.
Current Location magazine Assuan
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

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]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 183 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and 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) broken at right and left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting scribe: Sansnos boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Apollonios, son of Ammonios, through ---, and Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktor of Elephantine, through the assistant Sansnos, for the merismos kephalaiu en prochreia exodiasthentos. in year 23 of Commodus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀπολλώνιος Ἀμωνίου δ̣ι̣ -?-
2καὶ Ἀ̣μώνιος Σωκράτους πράκτορες ργυρικῶν
3Ἐλεφαντίνης δι᾿ ἐμοῦ Σανσνῶτος βοηθοῦ. διέγ(ραψεν) -?-
4 -5?- τεως ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ κεφαλ(αίου)
5ἐν προχ̣(ρε ἐξ̣οδιασθέντος κγ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) β -?-
6(ἔτους) κγ// Φαμεν̣ωθ̣ κζ̅.
1Apollonios, son of Ammonios, through? ---
2and Ammonios, son of Sokrates, collectors of money taxes
3at Elephantine, through me, the assistant Sansnos. Thus has paid ---
4--- for the contribution per head
5paid out in advance of year 23, 2 dr. ---
6Year 23, Phamenoth 27.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21405 man Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktor? Αμμώνιος Σωκράτους Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 23 Phamenoth 27 183 March 23 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 315875
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 315875 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2360), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).