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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2372

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2372
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Publication Status unpublished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 140 and
Criteria for Dating date in text, Antoninus
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at 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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  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
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis, for merismoi of year 3, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petesouchos and Tapheus, signed by the Annius Ammonianus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σαραπάμμων
2Παχνούβεως πράκτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν
3Πάχνουβις Πετεσούχου μητρὸς Ταφεῦτος
4μερ̣ισμοῦ γ (ἔτους) ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δύο ὀβολὸν (ἤμισυ). (ἔτους) γ
5[Ἀντ]ω̣νείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6Παχὼ̣ν κ̅θ̅. Ἄννιος Ἀμμω-
7νιανὸς σεσημίομαι (δραχμὰς) β (ἡμιωβέλιον) .
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon,
2son of Pachnoubis, tax collectors at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Pachnoubis, son of Petesouchos and the mother Tapheus,
4for the contribution of year 3, brutto, two drachmas 1/2 obol. Year 3
5of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
6Pachon 29. (hand 2) Annius Ammo-
7nianus, I have signed, for 2 dr. 1/2 ob.
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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
    12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 03 Pachons 29 140 May 24 CE date in text;



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    previousely unpublished


    DatasetID 315879
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 315879 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2372), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).