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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2760

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2760
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Publication Status unpublished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 175 and 176
Criteria for Dating ruler incertain
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
Comments on Handwriting same hand as in O.Cairo ZPE 212, 5
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the supervision of state income (epiteresis hyparchonton ...)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Papremithes, son of Ammonios, and Ammonianus, son of Ammonianus, and their associate agents of the praktoreia of Elephantine, for epiteresis hyparchonton etc. in year 16 of Antoninus/Marc Aurel?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παπρεμείθης Ἀμμωνίου καὶ Ἀμμωνιανὸς // 1l. (Ἀμμωνιανοῦ)
2καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς χειρίζοντες πρακτορείαν ἀργυρικῶν
3Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης). διέγραψεν Βίηγχις Πετορσζμήθου
4ὑπὲρ ἐπ̣ιτηρήσεως ὑπαρχόντων γενηματο-
5γραφου]μένων διοικήσεως καὶ τῶν
6 -?- ων ἔτι δὲ καὶ οἰκοπέδων Ἐλεφαν-
7τίνη̣ς λημμάτων ις (ἔτους) δραχμὰς τεσσα-
8ράκοντα, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) μ. (ἔτους) ις // Ἐπεὶφ δ.

1 l. (Ἀμμωνιανοῦ)
1Papremithes, son of Ammonios, and Ammonianos, son of Ammonianos,
2and their associates, in charge of the money tax collection
3at Elephantine. Thus has paid Bienchis, son of Petorzmethis,
4for the overseeing of the possessions, which grow proceeds
5 belonging to the fincancial department and of the
6---, and further of houses at Elephan-
7tine, for the accounting of year 16, fourty drachmas,
8= 40 dr. In year 16, Epeiph 4.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21480 man Ammonianos, son of Ammonianos (praktor) Ἀμμωνιανὸς // Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 16 Epeiph 04 176 June 28 CE date in text: emperoro incertain. Possible: Antoninus (153), Marc Aurel and even Sept.Severus+Caracalla+Geta (208);



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 315944
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 315944 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 2760), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).