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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4301

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4301
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Publication Status unpublished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 155 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Pelaias for geometria phoinikonos of year 18 and for installment for the harvest of year 16 of Antoninus, paid by Tisatis on account of Tipsia? in year 19 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer woman as landholder



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκιο̣ς̣ μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοή(νης) διὰ -?- -
2ου βο̣η̣θοῦ. διέ̣γραψεν Τισᾶτις καὶ μέτ(οχοι?) ὀνόμ(ατος) ?
3Ψε̣νψ̣ι̣α̣ς̣ ὑπὲρ γεωμετρίας φοινικ(ώνων)
4γεν̣ή̣ματος ιη (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) ιε̣ (ἡμιωβέλιον) καὶ ὑπὲρ ιϛ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) ?
5(ἔτους) ιθ Ἀντων̣ε̣ί̣ν̣ου Κ̣α̣ί̣σ̣α̣ρος τοῦ κ̣υρίου
6Ἁθὺρ ι̣?
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through --- ,
2assistant. Thus has paid Tisatis ---(and her partners?) on account of
3Psenpsias? for the survey tax of palm groves
4of the harvest of year 18 drachmas 15 ob.1/2, and for year 16 ---
5In year 19 of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
6Hathyr ?.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
28455 man Pelaias, son of Petearensnouphis (praktor+ scribe) Pꜥ-mr-ıḥ sꜣ Pꜣ-ḏı-Irı-ḥms-nfr pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 19 Hathyr 155 November 9 CE 155 November 18 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316051
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 316051 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4301), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; Julia Puglisi (metadata).