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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4283

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4283
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Publication Status unpublished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 123 and 124
Criteria for Dating date in text
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 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Flavius Eutyches, freedman of Flavius Pansa, tax farmer (misthotes) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assitant Sarapion, for laographia and desmophylakia of year 8 of Hadrian, paid by Zmenpos, son of Harpaesis and Sentithoes
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φλάουιος Εὐτυχ(ὴς) ἀπελεύθερος Φλαουίου
2Πάνσα μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3διὰ Σαραπίωνος. διέγραψ̣εν Ζμεν-
4πῶς Ἁρπαήσεως μητρὸς Σεντιθοήο̣υ̣ς
5ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογ(ραφίας) τοῦ ὀγδόου ἔτ̣ο̣υς
6Ἁδραινοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7δραχ(μὰς) δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμ(οφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολόν).
8 -?- ι̣ κ̅β̅.
1Flavius Eutyches, freedman of Flavius
2Pansa, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
3through Sarapion. Thus has paid Zmen-
4pos, son of Harpaesis and the mother Sentithoes,
5for poll tax of the eighth year
6of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
7seventeen drachmas 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.
8--- 22.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13095 man Flavius Eutyches misthotes, freedman of Flavius Pansa Φλάουιος Εὐτυχὴς, ἀπελεύθερος Φλαουίου Πάν̣σα̣ Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
123 CE 124 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316038
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 316038 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4283), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).