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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4271

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4271
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Publication Status unpublished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

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 on left, top and right
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 4, paid by ---, son of Petorzmethis and ---, written and signed by the praktor Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σαραπάμμων
2Παχνο(ύβιος) πράκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) δι(ὰ) τ̣οῦ αὐτοῦ Σαραπάμμωνος
3διέγρ(αψεν) -ca. 10- Πετορζμήθεως
4μη(τρὸς) -ca. 10- ι̣ς̣ ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
5δ (ἔτους) ῥυπ(αρὰς) (δραχμὰς) δ. (ἔτους) δ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρο̣ς̣
6τοῦ κυρίου Ἁδριανοῦ κη. Σαραπάμμων
7ἔγρ(αψα) ὑπ(ὲρ) αὐτοῦ̣ γράμματα μὴ εἰδότος.
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon,
2son of Pachnoubis, collectors for money taxes at Elephantine, through the same Sarapammon.
3Thus has paid ---, son of Petorzmethis
4and the mother ---, for the contribution
5of year 4, brutto, 4 dr. Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, Hadrianos 28. Sarapammon,
7I have written for him, since he does not know how to write.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


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 04 Hadrianos 28 140 December 24 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316030
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 316030 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4271), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).